Employees’ Rights in Case of a Transfer of Undertaking Employees’ rights and obligations are subrogated to the new shareholder and maintained intact. This includes special benefits and retirement compensation that employees may be entitled to. Requirements for Predecessor and Successor Parties The Workers Statute requires formal notice to employees in the event of transfer of […]
Salary An employee’s salary includes all amounts received by an employee in compensation for services rendered. Salary can be monetary or in kind, but the latter cannot be higher than 30% of the total amount received by the employee. Maximum Working Week The maximum working week is forty (40) hours calculated as an average over […]
Minimum Requirements Generally, Spanish Labour Legislation allows for freedom of form when making a contract. Employment contracts can be verbal or in writing. However, during the term of a verbal contract, either of the parties may require that the verbal contract be reduced to writing. As an exception to the freedom of form, certain employment […]
A Practical Guide to Workplace HR Strategies on how to get the best out of your workforce and at the same time protect the company’s business. Topics covered Subordinate employee versus Independent contractor Flexibility of the employment relationship Individual Dismissal Is poor performance a common ground for dismissal and how is it handled in your […]
L&E Global’s Special Report on International Restructurings covers the types of restructuring methods available to employers, provides statistical analysis on restructuring activities throughout Europe, North America, and the South Pacific, details efforts to improve or minimize restructuring and highlights restructuring trends in the L&E Global member countries. This report is an example of L&E Global’s […]
L&E Global’s Global Employment Law Highlights Spring 2013 report covers the latest trends in employment law throughout the world.
Non-compete clauses are an essential part of any contemporary employment contract. When conducting business in foreign jurisdictions, it is imperative that you understand and are aware of current employment laws concerning the implementation and use of non-competes. Below are ten points you should consider when executing a non-compete in The Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Germany, France […]