Integration of people with disability continues to be a challenge

On occasion of the International Day of People with Disability, we analyze the presence of this group of people in the labor market and the legislation on its social inclusion. In addition, we recall that in recent years, there has been a proliferation of inspections on whether or not companies comply with the regulations. On […]

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Towards the standardization of labor compliance

Organizations with an effective labor compliance system in place can improve their reputation and image, strengthening their transparency and business ethics culture. To facilitate this process, an initiative is current underway to develop a UNE standard that helps to improve self-regulation and the development of good practices in the labor relations of companies, through a […]

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As the ODS get older, ESG criteria make progress, also in a labor environment

September 25 is the sixth anniversary of the approval of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by the United Nations Organization (UNO). Objectives such as gender equality and equal pay for the same work, as well as theprotection of labor rights, are among the UNO’s priorities from a labor perspective. In recent years, the business world […]

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An equality plan cannot be negotiated with an ad hoc committee

The Supreme Court has held, in a judgment of January 26, 2021, that the equality plan negotiated with a committee of five workers appointed by the employer itself is null and void. In the case analyzed, the Labor Chamber of the Supreme Court affirms in a cassation appeal the ruling of the Central High Court […]

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Pride in greater diversity at companies and in legislation

  Felipe Ochoa Each year in the month of June, everything turns to color. Flags in the street for those that work out of home, multicolor icons in video conferences for those that work at home, rainbows everywhere; public buildings, non-governmental organizations, listed companies, small businesses. There has been a great deal of effort in […]

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Can an employer request a negative criminal background certificate to hire a worker in Spain?

In certain areas of business, it is an essential requirement for employment and to perform a professional activity to provide the employer with a negative criminal background certificate. This is the case, for example, in work with minors and jobs related to private security. However, is there a legal reason to refuse? Is it a […]

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