The collective dispute is a procedure invoked due to disagreements in labour matters in Spain. It involves a general interest claim made by a group of workers regarding the application and interpretation of a state regulation, collective agreement or a decision or practice adopted by a company.
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Analyzing Spain’s significant legal rulings of 2023, this summary offers insights into the most relevant cases, providing a comprehensive overview of the legal landscape.
Explore the significant legislative transformations shaping Spain’s labour landscape in 2023. This comprehensive summary highlights key laws addressing critical issues impacting employers and workers.
Collective dismissal is the termination of employment contracts for economic, technical, organisational or production reasons when these, within ninety days, affect a certain number of workers.
Collective bargaining agreements have a crucial impact on governing the relationship between companies and their employees. Therefore, companies operating in Spain must have a comprehensive understanding of the collective agreement applicable to their company and adhere to it, avoiding potential conflicts and ensuring compliance with labour obligations.
The transfer of workers is prohibited in Spain; temporary employment agencies (TEAs or ETTs in Spain) are the only entities authorized to hire temporary staff and place them at the disposal of another company. Companies must comply with this regulation, as the legal and economic consequences of committing irregularities in this matter can be drastic.
Reconciling work and family life involves balancing work and family responsibilities. Among the measures included in work-life balance are the adaptation of working hours and paid or unpaid leave.
The Workers’ Statute is the legislation that aims to protect the worker’s labour rights, establishes rules for collective bargaining, and defines the responsibilities of employers and employees in Spain.
The High Court of Catalonia has increased the compensation for unfair dismissal to 48 days’ salary per year of service, with a maximum of 36 monthly payments. This decision goes against the indemnification established by law.
The critical points of remote working refer to the compensation of expenses, digital disconnection, and the prevention of occupational risks. In the following article, we analyse the critical and most controversial elements of Law 10/2021, in force in Spain since October 1st 2021.
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