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ECJ rules Spanish “breastfeeding” law unjustified

  • Squire Sanders
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  • European Union, Spain
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  • October 22 2010

In Spain female employees are allowed to take time off work - up to an hour during the day or a half-hour reduction in the working day - to feed a baby under nine months of age

Terminating a pregnant worker’s employment during the probationary period

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Spain, United Kingdom
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  • December 22 2009

Under Spanish law, the dismissal of a pregnant employee will generally be found to be invalid, with the consequent obligation on the employer to reinstate the employee to her job and to pay her the wages that would have been due to her from the dismissal until the date of the judgment

Spanish attempts to halt early retirement

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Spain
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  • April 23 2009

The Spanish government is considering introducing measures to stop employers using early retirement as a way of cutting jobs in the current climate

Spain hit by general strike

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Spain
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  • October 22 2010

Europe has recently been hit by a wave of anti-austerity protests

Spain takes steps to tackle rising unemployment

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Spain
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  • June 26 2009

New legislation came into force on 6 March as a result of the need for urgent action to address Spain’s worsening economic situation

New measure to ease taxation of redundancy severance payments

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Spain
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  • February 25 2010

In Spain, one way to terminate employment contracts is via collective redundancy proceedings based on economic, technical, organisational or production reasons (known in Spain as 'ERE'

New employment legislation introduced in response to the economic crisis

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Spain
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  • June 14 2010

New legislation in Spain (Royal Decree 82010) has introduced several measures aimed at alleviating the effects of the current economic crisis

Who is liable in a work-related accident?

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Spain
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  • April 30 2010

The Spanish Supreme Court recently held that a company is not responsible for an accident which occurs on its premises but not in its workplace (i.e. the place where it carries out its business activities) if the injured employee works for a subcontractor company which carries out a different business from that of the company

Urgent measures in the job market

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Spain
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  • August 18 2010

Legislation introducing a range of measures designed to breathe new life into Spain's jobs market came into effect on 18 June