Lyttle and others v Bluebird UK Bidco 2 Ltd  IRLR 577 ECJ
Reports relating to this case:
Collective redundancy consultation: "Establishment" means "local employment unit", not "undertaking"
- 27 August 2015
In Lyttle and others v Bluebird UK Bidco 2 Ltd  IRLR 577 ECJ, the ECJ held that the Collective Redundancies Directive must be interpreted as permitting national legislation that imposes an obligation of information and consultation only where at least 20 employees in a local employment unit are to be dismissed, rather than where an aggregate of 20 employees across the whole undertaking are to be dismissed.
Collective redundancy consultation: retailer's Northern Ireland stores capable of constituting an "establishment"
- 14 May 2015
In this Northern Irish reference, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has held that each of a retailer's store is capable of constituting an "establishment" for redundancy consultation purposes.