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20 January 2011
Court of Justice of the European Union
Lenaerts (President of the chamber), Švarby, Silva de Lapuerta, Juhasz and Maleonovský (Rapporteur)
A municipal authority took contracted cleaning back in house. It did not take on the staff of the contractor. The CJEU held that cleaning did not constitute an economic entity so the Acquired Rights Directive did not apply.
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