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COLLECTIVE CONSULTATION : A round up of recent developments

02 May 2014  

Ongoing uncertainty about employers’ duty to collectively consult staff about redundancies and business transfers means that the law in this area remains complex, warn Jessica Shemmings and Clare Davis

Over the past year, there have been several cases, as well as legislative changes, which affect employers’ collective consultation obligations in respect of redundancies and transfers of undertakings. This article provides a round up for practitioners.


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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Akavan Erityisalojen Keskusliitto AEK ry & ors v Fujitsu Siemens Computers Oy Case C-44/08

    Lyttle v Bluebird UK Bidco 2 Ltd Case C-182/13

    UK Coal Mining Ltd v National Union of Mineworkers [2008] ICR 163

    USDAW v Ethel Austin Ltd (In Administration) and another case [2014] EWCA Civ 142

    United States of America v Nolan (No 2) [2014] EWCA Civ 71

    University College Union v University of Stirling [2014] CSIH 5

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