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Spain: can an employer force SMSemail communications on its employees?

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Spain
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  • March 7 2014

The Spanish Central Labour Court has deemed abusive the inclusion of a clause in an employment contract that would allow the employer to make

Emergency measures to reform the employment market (Act number 352010, passed on September 17, 2010

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Spain
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  • June 3 2011

The new Act modifies the definition of redundancies -i.e. a termination based on economic, productive, organizational or productive reasons, and includes some changes to the formal process to carry out a redundancy as follows

Judgment of the Labour Chamber of the Supreme Court (SC) dated 7 October 2009 (Appeal number 2,6942008)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Spain
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  • August 12 2010

An employee was dismissed due to multiple unjustified absences

Royal Decree-Law 102010 of 16 June, with urgent measures for reforming the labour market (Official Spanish Gazette of 17 June 2010)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Spain
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  • August 12 2010

Spanish labour market reform has been developing over the last three years, where employer associations, most representative trade unions and the Spanish government have not been able to reach any agreement

Judgment of the Labour Chamber of the Supreme Court (SC) dated 15 January 2009

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Spain
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  • June 15 2009

In this case, the employer included a post-contractual non-compete clause in the employment contracts of several employees, which included as a sub-clause the possibility of waiving the entire clause at any time

Royal Decree 1972009 of 23 February (Official Spanish Gazette of 4 March 2009)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Spain
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  • June 15 2009

This decree expands upon the Statute for Self-Employed Workers in relation to the scope of requirements and registration obligations of an economically dependent self-employed worker's contract, which is a new half-way employment status introduced by the Statute for Self-Employed Workers

Judgment of the Labour Chamber of the Supreme Court (SC) dated 15 January 2009

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Spain
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  • June 15 2009

The parties agreed that if the employment contract of an executive director were to be terminated by any reason, except for disciplinary dismissal, the senior executive would be entitled to receive a severance payment of 45 days salary per year of services, with the applicable tax deductions already made

Royal Decree-Law 22009 of 6 March (Official Spanish Gazette of 7 March 2009)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Spain
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  • June 15 2009

The objective of this decree is to alleviate the effects the current economic crisis is having in the labour market

Judgment of the Contentious-Administrative Chamber of the National Court (NC) dated 2 July 2008

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Spain
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  • June 15 2009

The tax authorities and the NC found in this specific case that mutual agreements were entered into between the employer and a significant group of employees to terminate their employment relationship, instead of dismissals

Judgment of the Labour Chamber of the Supreme Court (SC) dated 22 December 2008

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Spain
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  • June 15 2009

In this case, the company failed to make prompt payments of its employee's salaries due to its insolvency situation