Can an algorithm decide a dismissal?

More and more companies are deciding to use artificial intelligence systems to manage their resources, which raises a number of legal questions and the need for regulation, due to the practical problems that may arise in the use of this technology. However, would the dismissal of a worker be valid if it is based on […]

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Job offers: discrimination comes at a cost

Job offers by companies must avoid all possible discrimination. This not only helps to safeguard equal treatment in the organization, but also avoids possible fines. Even now in 2020, we often find job offers that do not guarantee a minimum principle of equal treatment and which are therefore discriminatory according to labor legislation: “Job vacancy […]

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Workers are not obliged to provide their own mobile phone for Company geolocalization

Technology is advancing faster than the regulations governing it. This is why, in the majority of cases, it is the courts that have to establish the limits between the validity of a technological tool designed to control a company’s production and the fundamental rights of its staff. In this context, the National Court Judgment of […]

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Do workers loaned by temporary employment agencies have the same rights?

Equal treatment of the employees of a user company and the workers loaned to it by a temporary employment agency (known as an “ETT” in Spain) continues to be a highly relevant issue and has undergone some changes in recent years. Article 11 of Law 14/1994, of June 1,1994, regulating ETTs, has been significantly amended […]

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Accidents to/from work when the route is changed to take a colleague home

According to figures from the Ministry of Employment and Social Security, in 2016 there were a total of 46,845 traffic accidents to/from work, which constitutes an 8.4% increase in these types of accidents with respect to the previous year. In this context, the Supreme Court continues to shape its criteria when classifying as an occupational […]

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