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Laval & co – law and politics in EU social policy

Contribution by Renaud Dehousse to the on-line debate launched by Notre Europe and ETUI on the Viking, Laval and Rüffert ECJ cases

|   18/07/2008             |   Renaud Dehousse             |   Labour and social affairs
Autres documents

Contribution by Renaud Dehousse to the on-line debate launched by Notre Europe and ETUI on the Viking, Laval and Rüffert ECJ cases

Rightly or wrongly, the recent rulings of the European Court of Justice have been widely perceived as a threat by trade unions in a large number of European countries. The purpose of this note is not to discuss the accuracy
of their view but rather to raise another question: Assuming that the court’s rulings would indeed represent a danger for workers’ rights, what are the remedies available? (..)