LA MENSAJERÍA INSTANTÁNEA COMO “MEDIO HÁBIL” DE COMUNICACIÓN EN LAS RELACIONES LABORALES

Instant messaging as a “valid means” of communication in labor relations

As we indicated in a previous post published on December 1, 2015, in its judgment of September 21, 2015, the Labor Chamber of the Supreme Court held that the clauses included in a company’s employment contracts which enabled it to notify its employees through text messages or e-mail were null and void. The Court held […]

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Baja por embarazo de riesgo

Maternity leave or leave due to risk during pregnancy count for receipt of incentives

In the space of a few days, the Supreme Court and the Constitutional Count handed down judgments declaring business practices that do not take into consideration the time a worker is on maternity leave (maternity leave proper or leave due to risk during pregnancy) to be discriminatory. The Supreme Court, in its recent judgment of […]

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Are electronic pay statements valid?

Since 2011, the Spanish Supreme Court’s position, reflected in the judgment handed down on December 22 that year, has been to hold that salary receipts, i.e. pay statements, should be delivered on paper. The court’s view was that this transpires from article 29.1 of the Workers’ Statute (“Salary documentation shall be provided by delivering an […]

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Conciliation Stewardship Equality Maternity Paternity

A reflection on shared responsibility. Is it enough?

There is no doubt about it, the era of shared responsibility has arrived. Its arrival is justified in view of the data revealed by various studies and statistics that show that women’s integration in the workplace has not gone hand in hand with men’s involvement in domestic chores and the care of family members. To […]

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Are christmas hampers an acquired right?

In recent years, the majority of rulings given by our Courts and Tribunals in relation to so-called Christmas hampers have interpreted the issue in a flexible manner and therefore considered that the granting of a Christmas hamper should not be automatically deemed as a more favorable condition, each case requiring an individual analysis to determine […]

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laboral garrigues

The statute of limitations and the claim for vacation pay in the contact center sector

Following the controversy in the Contact Center sector over the items that should be included in vacation pay, on January 18, 2017, the Labor Chamber of the National Court gave judgment after analyzing the statute of limitations period applicable to claims for amount after a declaration of a collective bargaining agreement provision regulating vacation pay […]

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