Teleworking: the importance of a good agreement

To avoid possible legal problems relating to working remotely or teleworking, it is essential for an agreement to be reached between the company and worker that suitably regulates this form of working. The fact that teleworking is here to stay is a reality that has been highlighted by the current health crisis and imminent entry […]

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Other measures to be adopted when teleworking is no longer possible

The sudden outbreak of the health crisis caused by COVID-19 has led employers and employees to turn to teleworking in response to the need for social distancing. However, having overcome this first phase, the following measures can be considered and adopted from a labor standpoint to tackle the difficulties raised by the economic standstill and […]

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Teleworking: alternatives in view of the absence of legislative development

In February 2017, Eurofound and the ILO published the joint report entitled “Working anytime, anywhere: the effects on the world of work”, which analyzed the results of various studies carried out in 15 countries, including Spain, on the effects on teleworking on the working environment, highlighting positive aspects, such as improved work/life balance or greater […]

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May children’s extracurricular activities justify a certain adaptation of the working day in Spain?

Since its introduction in our legal system, the adaptation of working hours regulated in article 34.8 of the Workers’ Statute has been gaining ground as a measure to reconcile the work and family life of employees. However, the adaptations requested do not always meet the requirements of reasonableness and proportionality established in the law. The […]

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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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