Byroad

A hidden consequence of the new extended validity regimen

Article 84.1 of the Workers’ Statute establishes that: “while a collective labor agreement is in force, unless agreed otherwise, it cannot be affected by the provisions of collective labor agreements with a different scope of application”. This provision essentially prohibits encroachment by collective labor agreements. Therefore, while a collective labor agreement is in force, it […]

read more
Brick character with forbidden sign

How far can prohibitions go (during and outside) working hours?

An article in the Financial Times announced that an insurance company was going to ban its employees from drinking alcohol during their lunch break, and anyone caught doing so could face penalties and even dismissal. The introduction of these kinds of prohibitions in the context of employment relationships usually sparks heated debate from a legal […]

read more
La falta de prioridad aplicativa del convenio de centro de trabajo

The lack of priority in the application of the collective labor agreement of the work center

A major new change brought by the 2012 labor reform was the principle that companywide collective labor agreements take priority over sectoral collective labor agreements in matters such as wages, compensation for overtime, timetable and distribution of working time, shift work arrangements, vacation planning, etc.; in other words, the most important working conditions for both […]

read more

Should there be equal working conditions at outsourced service providers and client companies?

The outsourcing of services in different sectors and areas of activity has given rise to the appearance of so-called multiservice firms, firms which, as their name indicates, provide various services falling under different areas of application of industry collective labor agreements. However, many of them have chosen to regulate their relationships with employees under preferentially […]

read more
convenios colectivos en el País vasco

Agreement to “safeguard” collective labor agreements in the basque country

On January 17, 2017, employer’s association CONFEBASK and the four most representative trade unions in the Basque Country (ELA, LAB, CC.OO. and UGT) closed the door on over 18 years of differences over collective bargaining by signing a cross-professional agreement in relation to the structure of collective bargaining in the Basque Country, known more informally […]

read more

Do workers have to product supporting documents to claim traveling expenses?

Under the collective labor rules on the refund of accommodation and living expenses, companies usually lay down guidelines or in-house rules on questions such as the valid documents for supporting the expense, the time limit for the worker to support the incurred expense, compliance with a specific procedure or application form for a refund, and […]

read more

Este sitio web utiliza cookies para mejorar la experiencia de usuario. Si continúa navegando está dando su consentimiento para la aceptación de las mencionadas cookies y la aceptación de nuestra política de cookies, pinche el enlace para mayor información.plugin cookies

ACEPTAR