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The right to strike and its compatibility with an employer’s power to react

When a strike is called, it is not unusual to question how the legitimate exercise of the right to strike can co-exist with the worker’s compliance with the services for which he or she has been contracted. However, it must be remembered that striking is one of the most important rights that workers are afforded. […]

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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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Has the debate re-opened as to whether or not dismissal during sick leave is null and void?

A controversial issue in the area of labor relations has been the possible annulment of dismissal notified to a worker on sick leave, as a breach of the fundamental right of non-discrimination consecrated in article 14 of the Constitution. Until now, the Supreme Court has considered that “illness, from a specifically functional perspective of the […]

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