Employment law cases

Parkwood Leisure Ltd v Alemo-Herron and others [2011] IRLR 696 SC

In Alemo-Herron and others v Parkwood Leisure Ltd Case C-426/11 ECJ, the European Court of Justice held that a transferee is not bound by "dynamic" clauses in contracts of employment referring to collective agreements negotiated after the transfer, where that transferee cannot participate in the negotiation process.

Reports relating to this case:

  • TUPE: Supreme Court asks ECJ if transferee has to honour pay agreement signed by transferor

    16 June 2011

    The Supreme Court has referred to the European Court of Justice the question of whether or not the TUPE Regulations should be given a "dynamic" interpretation, in the context of a dispute over a transferee's failure to honour the terms of a pay increase made under a collective agreement that was incorporated into the contracts of employment before the transfer.