Susannah Jarvis (associate) and Kate Williams (professional support lawyer), Addleshaw Goddard, analyse important recent rulings.
In Akavan Erityisalojen Keskusliitto AEK Ry and others v Fujitsu Siemens Computers Oy  IRLR 944 ECJ, the ECJ held that an employer's duty under the Collective Redundancies Directive to consult workers' representatives about the possibility of redundancies arises when strategic decisions or changes in activities make the employer contemplate or plan for collective redundancies.
This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers redundancy consultation.
The European Court of Justice has held that an employer triggers the duty to consult employees about collective redundancies under the Collective Redundancies Directive (98/59/EC) when it adopts strategic decisions or changes in activities that compel it to contemplate or plan for collective redundancies.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to redundancy information and consultation.