It is not a case of ‘everything goes’ when you are working from home: justice marks the red lines of remote working

The remote working boom has also led to an increase in the number of cases that reach the courts in connection with teleworking conditions. We analyze some of the controversial subjects on which decisions have already been handed down by the courts. Remote working can save money both for businesses and employees, but its benefits […]

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‘Telework-related accidents’: the fine line between work and personal life when your home is your office

The courts tend to consider work-related accidents as those that occur during working hours at the home of a person, who is teleworking. The boom in the teleworking phenomenon, which has become commonplace in certain professions, makes it necessary to address the issue of telework accidents, as in this case, the line separating the daily […]

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Spain: New employer obligations to ensure equality for LGBTI and trans employees

Companies with more than 50 employees have one year in which to comply with the Transgender Law by putting in place an action plan and measures to foster LGTBI equality and an LGTBI anti-harassment protocol Law 4/2023, of February 28, 2022, for real and effective equality of transgender people and to guarantee the rights of […]

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Major occupational health and safety challenges on the horizon in Spain

April 28th marks the World Day for Safety and Health at Work. We have taken this opportunity to look at the recently approved Spanish Occupational Health and Safety Strategy, which focuses on matters such as occupational diseases, new ways of organizing work, SMEs and the most vulnerable workers. The Spanish Occupational Health and Safety Strategy […]

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Four-day workweek: a myth or reality?

Recently we have been seeing more and more countries launch initiatives to test the possibility of implementing a four-day week. We will take a look at Spain and Portugal and other projects underway in Europe. The implementation of a four-day week is progressively being discussed in numerous countries. Indeed, headlines regarding the approval of laws […]

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Notification to indefinite-term seasonal workers by ‘WhatsApp’: is it possible?

The use of communication systems such as ‘WhatsApp’ could be, from an organizational perspective, ideal for notifying indefinite-term workers with seasonal contracts, as opposed to other more formal or traditional communications such as by letter or bureaufax, or too informal means such as a simple phone call, but are calls via ‘WhatsApp’ legally viable? The […]

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