corresponsabilidad, igualdad

Childbirth leave: on your mark, get set… SHARED RESPONSIBILITY!

Measures aimed at eliminating imbalance in the domestic workload pave the way for new childbirth leave for fathers so that they can share the responsibilities that come with childbirth with their spouses.  The plenary session of the Lower House of the Spanish Parliament held on October 16 unanimously approved (with no more and no less […]

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labor law firm

Evidence supplied by detectives to prove labor infringements is only valid in the case of well-founded suspicions

For a company to be able to have a worker lawfully monitored by a detective, mere indications of possible irregular conduct are not enough. A few years ago we commented in this blog on the possibility of an employer seeking a detective’s services where the employer suspects fraudulent conduct on the part of one of […]

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contracts, fraud, temporality

Beginning of the end of fraudulent temporary contracts?

Last Thursday the Government announced a set of measures that are going to be proposed to social partners at the Employment Quality Table, in order to combat unjustified temporary contracts in the employment market and encourage job stability. With the new proposed legislation, the fine that could be imposed by labor inspectors would increase exponentially, […]

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Adaptación a la lopd

Data protection, a new challenge for companies

Data protection, a new challenge for companies One of the aspects of labor relations in which most doubts arise concerns the data protection obligations, rules and policies with which companies must comply. Indeed, an analysis of circulars, instructions, decisions, guidelines, etc. issued by the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) over the years, reveals that a […]

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Debate on keeping working time records reopens

As you might recall, around this time last year we were engaged in a debate over the employer’s obligation to keep daily working time records. The National Appellate Court initially held that the provision in article 35.5 of the Spanish Workers’ Statute on keeping daily working time records for the purposes of calculating overtime implied […]

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The “uberization” of labor relations

When A.M. Snelson called Uber a “modern business phenomenon” in October 2016 and concluded that its drivers were not independent collaborators but rather were linked to the platform by means of a labor relationship, he didn’t know that in handing down his Judgment in London he was laying the foundations for a global review of […]

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