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Spain: latest developments in Spanish labor relationships

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • October 10 2013

On August 3, a Law and Royal Decree-Law were published in the Official State Gazette (BOE): (i) Royal Decree 112013 of 2 August, which approves

Spain adopts legal measures to combat fraud

  • Jones Day
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  • Spain
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  • June 5 2013

The Spanish Parliament has recently passed a series of laws to combat fraud in various areas, including tax, employment and Social Security. These

Refusal to sign confidentiality agreement does not justify dismissal, according to Spanish court

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Spain
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  • March 11 2011

Whilst Spanish employers are entitled to ask employees to enter into confidentiality agreements to protect the business' confidential information, it seems they are not entitled to dismiss any employees who refuse to do so

Data Protection Agency clarifies the conditions for an employer to lawfully access an employee's office computer

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • August 3 2010

The Spanish Data Protection Agency (SDPA) has recently adopted a Resolution where it deemed lawful an employer's access to an employee's office computer when there was prior information of such employer access in an internal company policy

La discriminación de los desempleados en el acceso al trabajo: el ejemplo de la ciudad de Nueva York

  • Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados
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  • Spain
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  • April 3 2013

Una vez superado el veto del alcalde Bloomberg, el 11 de junio de este año entrará en vigor en la ciudad de Nueva York un proyecto de ley (Bill n.º

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 Supreme Court rejects employer’s claim for damages to reputation

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Spain
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  • October 12 2012

The Spanish Supreme Court has ruled that an employer was not entitled to compensation for damage to its reputation and public image, after allegations that the owner of the business had harassed another employee were squarely rejected at Tribunal

Retirement ages are lawful

  • Squire Sanders
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  • European Union, Spain
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  • April 26 2007

The Advocate General in Palacios v Cortefiel Servicios SA (Case C-41105) has ruled that a national law allowing compulsory retirement clauses to be included in collective agreements was not contrary to European legislation

Regulation of the National Consultative Commission on Collective Labour Agreements (CCNCC by its name in Spanish)

  • Kromann Reumert
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  • Spain
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  • December 10 2012

The Royal Decree regulates the procedures shaping not only the CCNCC’s traditional consultative functions and role as a collective bargaining observatory, but also its decision-making functions in disputes that may arise in the context of a procedure to disapply the working conditions stipulated in the applicable collective labour agreement (“opting out” of collective labour agreement conditions

ECJ rules on sickness during annual leave: can employees get their holiday back if an illness arises when their holiday period has already started?

  • Dentons
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  • European Union, Spain
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  • June 26 2012

The ECJ ruled last week that, if a worker is sick during paid annual leave, he is able to interrupt the annual leave and take it at a later date, regardless of at what point the incapacity arose