Competition – Community rules – Matters covered – Collective agreements in pursuit of social policy objectives – Collective agreement concerning sickness insurance and requiring an employer to pay employer contributions only to the insurers selected under that agreement – Sickness insurance business subcontracted to insurers – Not covered.
The court recognised the primacy of the social rights over the prohibition concerning competition rules under Title VI.
C-222/98,  ECR I-7129,  EUECJ C-222/98
Cited – International Transport Workers’ Federation and Another v Viking Line Abp and Another CA 3-Nov-2005
An order had been made restraining the defendant trades unions from taking industrial action. The unions said the UK court had no jurisdiction.
Held: ‘It is at first sight surprising that the English Commercial Court should be the forum in . .
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Updated: 18 August 2021; Ref: scu.162422