EU Eyes Competition Impact On Collective Bargaining

Law360 (January 6, 2021, 7:13 PM EST) -- The European Union's antitrust enforcers on Wednesday published a report outlining how they would assess the union's competition rules and their effect on collective bargaining for self-employed individuals, stating that current competition laws could have a "chilling effect" for individuals who would like to bargain collectively.

The commission said that while EU competition rules did not apply to collective bargaining efforts from employees, it did apply to the self-employed — due to their bargaining being considered as "undertakings" that could be caught by competition rules. However, the lines between "employment and self-employment are increasingly blurred" due to technological advances, the commission...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Related Sections

Government Agencies

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!