Tuesday, October 18, 2005
Is employment merely a contractual arrangement between two parties, or is it a human right? That question is beginning to take on practical significance, particularly in the EU, given Article 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
Does Article 9 govern employment law in the EU countries? The question is likely to be contentious, and so far British courts, at least, haven’t come up with a solution, according to Christopher Booth of Pinsent Masons in Leeds, in Human Rights Challenge Causes Discord in the Court of Appeal.