Jurisdiction over individual contracts of employment - Petronas Lubricants Italy SpA v Guida (2018) (C-1/17) [ECJ] 21.06.18 (Unreported)
Reference for a preliminary ruling — Judicial cooperation in civil matters — Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 — Jurisdiction over individual contracts of employment — Article 20(2) — Employer sued before the courts of the Member State in which it is domiciled — Counter-claim by the employer — Determination of the court with jurisdiction. HELD that an employer could rely on the Brussels I Regulation art.20(2) to bring a counter-claim in the courts chosen by the employee even where the claim had been assigned by an associated employer to the employer after the employee had initiated proceedings.Link to judgment
Category: Employment » Tribunal procedure; EC Law. Keyword(s): Jurisdiction. Area(s) of law: Employment.