The number of collective bargaining agreements which regulate aspects of the use of social networks is on the increase. Companies can lay down rules on their proper use and regulate certain forms of conduct, insofar as these could prove detrimental to the image, reputation or functioning of the business. It was back in 1949 that […]read more
Is a worker entitled to disconnect the digital devices that connect him/her to the company after finishing work? In France, the answer is yes. In Spain, it is unclear, due to the lack of regulation. Since the passing and publication of Law 2016-188 of August 8, 2016 (modifying the Worker’s Code), French law recognizes and […]read more
Can a rule from the last century adequately respond to new collaboration trends among professionals?
On April 6, 2018, the Spanish Council of Ministers approved the strategic action plans to be implemented by the Labor Inspection Authority up to 2020, and of particular interest among them is the two-fold fight against fraud: the pursuit of sham legal relationships (such as false self-employed workers) and of unjustified temporary employment contracts. Historically, […]read more
There are numerous studies linking the regular practice of physical exercise to greater productivity in the workplace. Exercise improves health in general, so logically it enables our bodies to be in a better condition to perform our duties at work. That is the conclusion reached by many studies, one of which is called “The effect […]read more
In the era of WhatsApp, apps and LinkedIn we live in , the question arises as to whether the electronic signature of the employment contracts equivalents to the traditional handwritten signature. In order to answer that question, we must turn our sights to Regulation No 910/2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions […]read more
With barely two months to go until the entry into force of the new General Data Protection Regulation (May 25, 2018), its impact on labor relations continues to be a live issue. On previous occasions we have talked about recordings obtained from video surveillance cameras and their use in the area of labor relations as […]read more