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Key facts of the case:
Reference for a preliminary ruling: Tribunal Superior de Justicia de la Comunidad Valenciana - Spain.
Social policy - Protection of workers in the event of the insolvency of their employer - Directive 80/987/EEC - Scope - Definition of 'claims' - Definition of 'pay' - Compensation payable in the event of unfair dismissal.
Outcome of the case:
On those grounds, the Court (First Chamber) rules as follows: