The Impact of the ECJ Judgments on Viking, Laval, Rüffert and Luxembourg on the Practice of Collective Bargaining and the Effectiveness of Social Action

14-05-2010

This briefing note gives a short overview of the impacts of the Laval-case, the Rüffert-case, the Commission vs. Luxembourg, and the Viking-case on the practice of collective bargaining and the effectiveness of social action in the European Union, with the aim of giving the broadest possible update on the consequences of these important judgments on the social dimension of the Internal Market.

This briefing note gives a short overview of the impacts of the Laval-case, the Rüffert-case, the Commission vs. Luxembourg, and the Viking-case on the practice of collective bargaining and the effectiveness of social action in the European Union, with the aim of giving the broadest possible update on the consequences of these important judgments on the social dimension of the Internal Market.