The Implications of the EU Labour Law in Latvia


  • Kristīne Dupate University of Latvia


EU labour law, implementation and enforcement, application by national courts, gender equality, non-discrimination, working time, information and consultation, transfer of undertakings, young people at work


The aim of this article is to describe and provide analysis on the implementation, enforcement and application of the EU labour law norms implemented by the Labour Law regarding certain fields, particularly, gender equality, non-discrimination, working time, obligation to inform and consult workers’ representatives and protection of young people at work. The article elaborates only on certain aspects of the mentioned fields of the EU labour law, mainly from the perspective of national courts’ rulings with an aim to provide an insight on the legal developments arising from judicial application of the EU law norms and interpretation of national law in the light of the EU law.

Author Biography

Kristīne Dupate, University of Latvia

Dr. iur.
Faculty of Law, University of Latvia
Assistant professor at the Department of International and European Law




How to Cite

Dupate, K. (2013). The Implications of the EU Labour Law in Latvia. Journal of the University of Latvia. Law, (5), 190–204. Retrieved from