The Supreme Court has declared that access to employees’ mail without their consent and without having been previously advised implies fundamental rights violation
The Supreme Court has declared that the reasons for a collective dismissal can not be reviewed in individual lawsuits, when the Consultation Period has ended with an agreement between the company and the Employee’s Comitee, and when the agreement has not been challenged.
The High Court of Justice of Cantabria states that the leave of 15 days by marriage only requires prior notice and justification, but in no case, it is needed the company’s authorization. Therefore, as the absence were justified, dismissal is declared unfair.
The National High Court, interpreting the jurisprudence of the Supreme Court on family paid leaves, considers that, with the exception of the marriage paid leave (long paid leave), all others (short paid leave) must begin on a work day, and in the calculation they should only be taking into consideration working days. Conversely, the marriage leave must be calculated for calendar days
The Labor Court has stated in its Judgment of 6 June 2018 that the riders of the Deliveroo platform are employed workers. Therefore, the Labor Court considers that the end of the relationship between one of the workers of Deliveroo must be qualified as an unfair dismissal
The High Court declares that, in the objective dismissal for absences of work attendance, the period of 12 months in which the 5% of absenteeism must occur is computed backward (dies ad quem) from the date of dismissal. Due to the fact that in the computed period the absences of attendance exceed this limit, the dismissal is declared fair.
The Supreme Court recognizes that the paid leaves will begin to be counted from the first business day after the causal event, even if this happens during a public holiday. In addition, it analyzes the Collective State Agreement of Contact Center as well as the Workers’ Statute (WS) and emphasize that these permits are granted for their enjoyment in business days.
The Supreme Court recognizes the employment relationship of a worker registered in the special regime for self-employed workers, who provided the services for the company that had hired him for the execution of works for the installation and repair of lifts. The notes of dependence, alienation and voluntariness are met although he was not subject to a timetable, the holidays were not imposed by the company and he used his own means such as boots, gloves, helmet, vehicle and mobile phone.
The ECHR condemns Spain to compensate 5 employees who made different thefts and consequently were dismissed from a supermarket. The ECHR considered that Spanish courts admitted as valid recordings made in the workplace by hidden cameras, so the employees’ rights to privacy were violated.
The High Court of Justice of Valladolid (HCJ) declared worked overtime hours must be recorded daily whenever there are more worked hours than legally or conventionally established. If the collective bargain agreement does not foresee for working on Saturdays, then the work done on such days is considered as overtime, although, later, compensation breaks do not produce excesses in the annual working day.