Renault Vilvoorde - Report on the closure of Renault Vilvoorde

Body: Renault Group Works Council

Company: Renault

Type: judgment of the Court (on EWCs)

Date: 07/05/1997

Reference language: French

Notes: Case’s outcome: On 20 March 1998, Louis Schweitzer, managing director and chair of Renault, was sentenced to pay BEF 10 million for failing to comply with Belgian laws and collective agreements at the time of the 1997 closure of Renault's Belgian headquarters at Vilvoorde. Source: Source: Dryon Krzeslo in: EIRO ID: BE9803137N, Publication date: 28-03-1998 For more information: Source: - Lobner, Pascale. (1997) ‘The Renault case: the European Works Councils put to the test’, International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations, 13(2), 135-142 - EIROnline (1997) The Renault case and the future of Social Europe