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On 20 February 2012, the Supreme Court of the Republic of Lithuania adopted a decision concerning termination of labour relations after the transfer of business or its part.
The claim is concerned with the dismissal of employees after liquidation procedures in accordance with Article 136 (1) (6) of the Labour Code of the Republic of Lithuania. The claimants claimed that they had been dismissed unlawfully, since the company had been reorganized and not liquidated. The claimants alleged that pursuant to Article 138 of the Labour Code the transfer of business or a part may not constitute a legitimate reason to terminate employment relationships.
The Court summarised the case law of the European Court of Justice concerning the transfer of an undertaking or business falling under Directive 2001/23/EC (hereinafter - the Directive). The Court held that:
In this case, the Court submitted the case back to the Court of First Instance for examination of the factual circumstances in light of the case law of the European Court of Justice. For more information see.
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