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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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The time has come to pay (or not to pay) the annual bonus

Once the financial year has ended, many companies make an analysis of their results for the purposes of paying their workers an annual bonus during the early part of the following year, in line with the terms set out in the company’s remunerations policy. However, the complicated nature of employment relationships means that, in certain […]

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Disconnecting from work: a new reality

Employers must develop in-house policies laying down the right of employees to disconnect from work, with special emphasis on remote working using digital tools. Recent legislation — Organic Law 3/2018, of December 5, 2018 — not only brings Spanish law on the protection of personal data up-to-date, but also includes a section regulating the protection of citizens’ […]

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Labor compliance: where’s the line to be drawn when employees receive gifts from customers and suppliers?

At this time of year, doubts arise as to whether a worker can be regarded as unbiased if he/she receives gifts from company suppliers or whether such practices are compatible with the standards of transparency that companies insist on today. Companies must take measures to ensure that employees conduct themselves in a given way. In […]

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Can a company stop giving its employees a ticket in the Christmas Lottery?

The gift of a lottery ticket to workers as a Christmas present may be a double-edged sword. The issue requires determining whether it is a workers’ acquired right or a mere gift or gratuity on the part of the company, which does not bind it in the future. Can an employer therefore stop giving its […]

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Self-employment and retirement pensions: the uncertainty grows

The Law on urgent self-employment reforms brought with it the possibility for self-employed workers to take advantage of a new form of active retirement, which enables them to continue to work on a self-employed basis and receive their entire pension. However, one year down the line, there are still many doubts surrounding this possibility. Law […]

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