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Spain: A European View on Employment Law
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Spain
  • July 11 2016

In Spain employment law is very protective of employees. Employment courts apply the regulation with a clear preference for employees; this is the


The Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court in Spain have recently delivered two important judgments on employment matters
  • Bird & Bird
  • Spain
  • April 1 2016

In a judgment dated on 3rd March 2016, the Constitutional Court has ruled that employees may be subject to video monitoring, even if they have not


The European Court of Justice: judgment on the directive on collective redundancies
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Spain
  • June 26 2015

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has interpreted Directive 9859EF on collective redundancies in a decision of 13 May 2015. According to the


Spain: two judgements on the labour reform of 2012
  • Bird & Bird
  • Spain
  • March 30 2015

In the last few months both the Spanish Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court have issued two relevant judgements on the labour reform carried


Spain: communication with employees: use of SMS or email
  • Bird & Bird
  • Spain
  • November 21 2014

The Central Labour Court (Audiencia Nacional) has deemed abusive the inclusion of a clause in the employment contract allowing the employer to make


Spain: collective dismissals: application and interpretation of the procedural and substantial legislation on collective terminations approved by the government in 2012.
  • Bird & Bird
  • Spain
  • November 21 2014

Over the first semester of 2014 both the Central and the Supreme Court in Spain have issued several judgments declaring null and void the collective


Spain: monitoring of employees: use of security cameras' footage for disciplinary purposes
  • Bird & Bird
  • Spain
  • November 21 2014

The Spanish Supreme Court declared null and void the disciplinary dismissal of a supermarket cashier accused of giving for free some goods of the


Probationary period of 1 year: compliance with the Spanish Constitution
  • Bird & Bird
  • Spain
  • November 21 2014

The Spanish Constitutional Court deemed compliant with the Spanish Constitution the probationary period of one year provided for the contract to


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