For employers with operations in multiple jurisdictions, litigation over disputes related to employment matters is a very real concern, which applies to every sector of industry, in every region of the world. This comprehensive publication includes contributions from 18 L&E Global firms and will be a valuable resource for all HR professionals.
The European Union’s Youth Employment Initiative 2013 (YEI), launched to address the occupational challenges of young adults, is moving forward. The YEI is designed to allow the Member States to improve their policies by providing additional funding to fight youth unemployment, which has risen to unprecedented levels – the unemployment rates for young people in […]
The European Commission recently presented a new initiative to better protect over 217 million workers in the EU from work-related accidents and diseases. The Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2014-2020 identifies key challenges and strategic objectives for health and safety at work, presents fundamental actions and identifies crucial instruments to address these […]
L&E Global’s Global Employment Law Highlights Spring 2014 report covers the latest trends in employment law throughout the world. L&E Global remains committed to offering our clients, HR professionals and academics the most comprehensive legal insight from around the world, now and in the future.
An International Guide to Employment Law Across 26 Jurisdictions offers analysis on a host of employment law matters, ranging from hiring foreign nationals and business transfers to wages, annual leave and working time.
This comprehensive publication includes contributions from 15 L&E Global member firms and will be a valuable resource for all HR professionals.
Social Security The legal framework for social security is derived primarily from the Social Security Act 1/1994. In Spain, the Social Security’s national insurance contributions cover: Common contingencies, these contributions cover the situations included in the Social Security’s general Professional contingencies cover expenses resulting from labour accidents and occupational Other concepts such as unemployment, training […]
1. Types of Representations There are two types of employees’ representation: Individual delegates and works Councils. Individual delegates represent workers in companies or worksites having up to fifty (50) workers. Where the company or the worksite has more than fifty (50) workers, workers will appoint a works council formed by the following number of members. […]
Brief Description of Employees’ and Employers’ Associations The Spanish Constitution grants unions the authority to promote and defend the workers’ economic interests. It also empowers them to represent workers in collective bargaining and to participate in the preliminary mandatory conciliation steps before disputes can be presented to governmental conciliation agencies. Rights and Importance of Trade […]
Grounds for Termination In Spain, the following are grounds for termination: Mutual consent of the parties; Grounds established in the contract; Expiration of the contract term or end of the specific job; Employee resignation; Death or permanent illness; Retirement of employee; Employer’s death, retirement or permanent illness; Force majeure that makes it impossible to continue […]