European Union – Employment. The European Court of Justice Union made a preliminary ruling concerning the interpretation of Directive (EC) 2008/94 (on the protection of employees in the event of the insolvency of their employer) and art 20 of the Charter on the Fundamental Rights of the European Union. The request had been made in proceedings between Mr Julian Hernandez and other employees concerning the payment of an amount corresponding to that of the outstanding remuneration owed to those employees during proceedings challenging their dismissals after the 60th working day following the date on which their actions challenging their dismissals had been brought and until the date of service of the judgment declaring those dismissals to be invalid.