Employer of record: the intermediary that makes it easier to hire employees in other jurisdictions

The concept of “local legal employer” or “employer of record”, which enables companies to access talent in other countries, has burst onto the scene as a new form of hiring in the midst of the telework boom. Technology has meant that the pool of talent available to many companies is no longer limited by geography, […]

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Diversity and equality make their way into companies

The introduction of inclusive policies that enable a suitable working environment for LGBT workers is becoming increasingly more common. This commitment takes place under the current legislation and by looking forward to the regulations that are currently being passed. International LGBT Pride Day, held on June 28, seeks to visualize the fight for equality by […]

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Members of the health and safety committee are not granted additional guarantees when they act on behalf of the company

The Supreme Court has clarified that members of the health and safety committee acting on behalf of the company do not have the same guarantees as members of the Works Council, given that the performance of their functions is not conditioned by the fear of retaliation. The health and safety committee is the body in […]

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Environmental obligations of companies in the workplace and lack of regulation in Spain: the current challenge

Spanish law cannot be left out of the progress we are witnessing in environmental matters at both an EU and international level. Given the situation, businesses need to be ready to face the challenges set by Europe and how this will affect their production processes, paying special attention to the supervisory role that workers’ statutory […]

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Can an employer be liable for discrimination against a female employee by a third party?

Neither the annual holding of International Women’s Day on March 8, or the profuse existing legislation prevent gender inequality scenarios from continuing to happen. The president of the European Commission was recently ignored by the Ugandan foreign affairs minister because she is a woman. The question that arises from this scenario is what claimable obligations […]

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Is it possible to pay an employee’s salary in cryptocurrency?

Could companies pay their employees’ salaries in cryptocurrency for consumption in a virtual reality? Or as salary in kind? The absence of a legal framework covering these possibilities makes them difficult to implement for the time being. It will also be necessary for the courts and tribunals to reach decisions on such an innovative issue. […]

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