U.S company is bound by UK rules on collective consultation

The Supreme Court has today released its judgment in the case of USA v Nolan. This case will be of interest to employers as it considers how early collective consultations should occur.

However, this judgment only deals with some discrete preliminary issues arising from the fact that the case concerned the closure of a USA military base in British territory, including state immunity and the jurisdiction of the English courts over proposals or decisions about domestic redundancies developed or taken abroad.

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