The validity of arbitration clauses in labour agreements

The validity of arbitration clauses in labour agreements

Legal relationships between sportsmen and clubs are regulated in Romania through Law no. 69/2000 regarding physical education and sports (the Sports Act).

According to Article 14 of the Sports Act, professional athletes may, under the conditions established by the law, conclude either labor agreements or civil conventions with their respective clubs.[1]

Many clubs choose to sign individual labour agreements.

As for the court of law which is competent to settle any potential litigation arising between the employer and the employee, the Labour Code provides the exclusive competence of the common courts, providing, by special legislation, expressly and...

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