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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


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