Judging the Charter

The Charter in judicial practise with a special focus on the case of protection of refugees and asylum seekers

Article 30 - Protection in the event of unjustified dismissal


Every worker has the right to protection against unjustified dismissal, in accordance with Community law and national laws and practices.


This Article draws on Article 24 of the revised Social Charter. See also Directive 2001/23/EC on the safeguarding of employees' rights in the event of transfers of undertakings, and Directive 80/987/EEC on the protection of employees in the event of the insolvency of their employer, as amended by Directive 2002/74/EC.

Official Journal of the European Union C 303/17 - 14.12.2007