Sandra Nogueira and Others v Crewlink Ireland Limited and anor and Ryanair DAC [2017]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    C-168/16 and C-169/16
  • Legal Body
    Court of Justice EU (CJEU/ECJ)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Jurisdiction of Contracts; Place of Habitual Work

This preliminary ruling concerned the joint cases of C-168/16 and C-169/16. Both cases concerned the condition of performance and termination of individual contracts of employment for air crew and the international jurisdiction of the Belgian Courts to determine such disputes.

All the plaintiffs involved had entered contracts of employment which were drafted in English, specified that their work relationship was subject to Irish law and that the Irish Courts had jurisdiction over all disputes relating to these contracts. All of the working relationships involved had ended as a result of resignation or dismissal and the plaintiffs had all brought proceedings, before the Charleroi Labour

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This article is correct at 11/10/2017

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