The Spanish government has recently enacted a new legal text regulating remote work, (Royal Decree Law 28/2020, of 22 September). This new regulation foresees a series of obligations and rights, recognised to both companies and employees, regarding flexible working hours, IT systems and data protection, among others. According to the new Royal Decree Law 28/2020 […]
When does the “dies a quo” begin in order to calculate the term of the dismissal action, in case the company notifies the dismissal letter via burofax.
The Supreme Court declares that the enjoyment of marriage leave must begin on the first working day following the bank holiday on which the event occurred, since it recognizes the right to be absent from work being entitled to remuneration.
The outbreak of coronavirus disease, officially named COVID-19, was first detected in Wuhan (China) on December 31, 2019. As the outbreak continues to spread outside China, on January 30, 2020, it has been declared as a global emergency concern by the World Health Organization. The Covid-19 has already affected Europe and is creating challenging situations […]
Labour and tax planning allows companies, resident in Spain, and their employees to promote internationalisation and competitiveness abroad. In this sense, the Spanish tax system allows companies to promote Specific Remuneration Plans for those employees who travel abroad in exchange of tax benefits
The Supreme Court of Spain has ruled that paid leave in case of marriage, as provided for in the relevant collective agreement, cannot be applied to situations of common law partners or to other models of continuous familial cohabitation. The difference in treatment does not violate the principle of equality, as it deals with different realities which are not equivalent
The Supreme Court determined that salary complements should be included, together with the base salary, as computable concepts in order to calculate the payroll during the holiday period
After the derogation of the paternity leave recognised in the Workers’ Statute (WS), the High Court of Justice of Basque Country (País Vasco) rejects that workers can enjoy the 3 days of leave that are included, for that purpose, in the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) applicable to a particular company
According to the General Data Protection Regulation, images obtained through a mobile phone, to control the performance of employees at work, would be considered ‘personal data’. Therefore, employees must be informed in advance that they are being recorded, otherwise the company can be sanctioned
The judgment of the Labour Court No.26 of Madrid dated 10 May 2019 establishes that the request for adaptation of working hours is compatible with the situation of reduction of working hours. This is due to the novelty introduced by the Royal Decree Law 6/2019 on urgent measures to guarantee equal opportunities for women and men in employment and occupation, that was published on 1 March 2019