Spain – One year on from the employment contract reform: what has changed?

2022 has come to an end. And in labor law circles we are celebrating an anniversary one year on from the much heralded labor reform published in the Official State Gazette (BOE) through Royal Decree-Law 32/2021 of December 28, 2021, on urgent measures for labor reform, ensuring stable employment and transforming the labor market. Royal […]

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Spain: The “only yes is yes” Law also introduces employment changes

The legislation introduces rights relating to timetable, functional and geographical flexibility, and the possible suspension or termination of employment contracts. On the other hand, employers are obliged to promote awareness and training of all staff for the purpose of avoiding sexual violence. The changes in relation to employment that have been introduced in our legislation […]

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Dismissal null and void due to a cold?

The new Spanish comprehensive law for equal treatment and non-discrimination raises questions about whether the cases in which a dismissal can be declared null and void may be broadened. Until July 2022, terminating an employment contract, through a dismissal, of an employee on sick leave, only entailed a risk of nullity in cases where it […]

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How does the Government’s energy efficiency plan affect heating and air conditioning at companies? Questions from the labor point of view

The recently approved energy saving and efficiency measures directly affect the temperature that companies must have in their facilities but, at the same time, raise questions that leave room for interpretation as well as doubts about coexistence with other regulations.  Following the trend in legislation in connection with energy efficiency to which we referred in […]

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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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