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Case law on Spanish labour reform January 2013

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Spain
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  • January 30 2013

On 5 October 2012, two of the leading political parties lodged a constitutionality challenge to the Spanish Constitutional Court against the Labour

Unfair dismissal: the company condemned in the appeal, which was not condemned in the first instance, shall pay salaries accrued during the judicial proceedings

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Spain
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  • August 26 2008

The Statute of Workers establishes that if an employer does not deposit the severance package for unfair dismissal with 48 hours of the employment terminating, and such dismissal is then declared unfair by the labour courts, the employee will be entitled to the salaries accrued until the “ruling that declares the unfairness of the dismissal” is notified to himher (unless the company opts to reinstate the employee in hisher former position

Spanish parental leave scheme is discriminatory to men

  • Cobbetts LLP
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  • European Union, Spain
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  • November 5 2010

In a recent Spanish case the ECJ held that, in applying a parental leave scheme that allowed time off for breastfeeding or bottlefeeding differently to men and women, the employer had discriminated on the grounds of sex

Heart attack suffered at the work place during working hours

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Spain
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  • October 9 2007

The employee suffered a heart attack at the work place during working hours

Labour law reform

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • Spain
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  • July 6 2010

The Royal Decree Law approving the labour law reform in Spain came into force on 18 June

Severance payment in case of unfair dismissal: calculation of profit obtained with stock options

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Spain
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  • August 26 2008

The Labour Chamber of the Spanish Supreme Court determined early this decade that the profit obtained from the exercise of stock options should be considered as part of an employee’s remuneration for the services provided in the company and, therefore, that it should be taken into account when calculating the severance package in cases of unfair dismissal

International workplace dispute practices: key concepts for today’s global employers

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • China, France, Germany, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • December 5 2012

Increasingly, companies with operations or employees in more than one country are exposed to the risk of court proceedings in a foreign jurisdiction and the unfamiliar practices and procedures arising out of overseas litigation

Holiday leave

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • European Union, Spain
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  • December 18 2009

Where a worker’s pre-arranged annual holiday leave coincides with a period of sick leave, the worker must have the option to designate an alternative period for the exercise of his or her right to annual leave

New, more flexible regulation on collective dismissal

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • April 2 2012

This Royal Decree on urgent measures to reform the labour market came into force on February 12, 2012

Spanish labour law reforms: the next instalment

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Spain
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  • August 8 2012

Earlier this year we reported on the radical labour law reforms in Spain designed to revive the economy and promote employment