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Individual termination for an objective reason unrelated to the individual: failure to comply with formal requirements implies a null and void dismissal - judgment of the Labour Chamber of the Supreme Court of 18 April 2007

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • Spain
  • -
  • February 5 2008

The company terminated an employee’s contract on the basis of redundancy reasons but did not provide a copy of the dismissal letter to the employee’s representatives as required in article 53 of the Statute of Workers (SW

Social Security provides first aid kits to companies

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • Spain
  • -
  • February 5 2008

The Ministry of Employment and Social Affairs issued an Order which establishes that companies will be supplied with first aid kits as part of the health care action plan designed by the Social Security system

Minimum guaranteed interprofessional wages (amendment legislation)

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • Spain
  • -
  • February 5 2008

Pursuant to the Statute of Workers, the minimum wage for all types of employment and for national or foreign employees over 18 years of age engaged in full time work is established annually by the Spanish government

Social Security’s protective action for retired employees (amendment legislation)

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • Spain
  • -
  • February 5 2008

The previous legal framework set the minimum retirement age at 65 years, which also applied for partial retirement

Age discrimination

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Spain, United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 31 2008

In the absence of any ground breaking legislation, age discrimination has probably been the most talked about topic in 2007, at least judging by the amount of column inches devoted to it in employment law publications

Qualification of dismissals: dismissal of an employee during sick leave is unfair, not null - judgment of the Labour Chamber (Plenary Session) of the Superior Court of Madrid

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Spain
  • -
  • February 5 2008

Although the Supreme Court has repeatedly held since 2004 that dismissals during sick leave shall not qualify as null per se, some of the Judges in the Labour Chamber of the Superior Court have still been ruling that such decision breaches the employees’ fundamental right to their physical integrity and indemnity and declared these employment terminations to be null and void

Control of employees’ working hours: use of new technologies does not breach employee’s privacy or personal integrity - judgment of the Contentious-Administrative Chamber

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Spain
  • -
  • February 5 2008

The regional government of Cantabria introduced a mechanism of controlling employees’ working hours whereby a biometric identification system takes a reading of the hand and records it in a database, allowing the administration to monitor the hours between the arrival and the departure of each employee

New Regulations for workers in the Spanish domestic sector

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Spain
  • -
  • February 14 2008

The Spanish Ministry of Labour has sent draft new Regulations concerning employees working in the domestic sector to the most prominent trade unions and employer associations in Spain

Individual dismissal for objective reasons based on economic reasons: appropriateness of the redundancy

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Spain
  • -
  • February 19 2009

The Supreme Court analysed the requirements which allow companies to execute redundancies based on economic reasons, the so-called objective dismissals

Dismissal based on illness is not discriminatory

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • Spain
  • -
  • February 19 2009

The Constitutional Court concluded that the fairness of dismissals on the grounds of illness is decided by analysing the specific circumstances