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Employee of insolvent employer - scope of protection - Greece v Stroumpoulis (C-292/14) [ECJ] 25.02.16 (Unreported)

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Directive 80/987/EEC — Approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the protection of employees in the event of the insolvency of their employer — Scope — Outstanding wage claims of seamen working on board a vessel flying the flag of a non-member country — Employer whose registered office is located in the non-member country — Employment contract subject to the law of the non-member country — Employer declared insolvent in a Member State in which its actual head office is located — Article 1(2) — Annex, Section II, A — National legislation providing a guarantee in respect of the outstanding wage claims of seaman only if they are abandoned abroad — Level of protection not equivalent to that provided by Directive 80/987

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Category: Employment » EC Law. Keyword(s): Insolvency; Shipping. Area(s) of law: Employment; Transport.

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