The Supreme Court has recently issued its first ruling on the issue of negotiating in good faith by workers’ representatives: if there is no malicious concealment, nothing prevents the claim from invoking the existence of a labour group of companies.
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The labour group of companies is a phenomenon different from the group of companies and has very significant repercussions in a process of collective dismissal in Spain. The following article clarifies the responsibility of the company belonging to a mercantile group in a case of collective dismissal.
The degree of control that companies can exercise through the codes of conduct is limited. The activities of the workers as teachers or lecturers, or their statements in media or social networks, are left out of the codes of conduct.
Three recent judgements delve into the concept and legal interpretation of working time in Spain. The Supreme Court has declared that hours dedicated to shifts on Sundays and playing soccer with clients should be treated as working time.
In Spain, a recent judgement on company dining halls reminds companies about the importance of collective bargaining when it comes to achieving consensus on social benefits with workers.