The dismissed workers’ legal representative loses this status as the judgment is being resolved

A judgment handed down by the Labor Chamber of the Supreme Court has declared that the status of workers’ representative cannot be exercised from the time of the disciplinary dismissal until the court ruling is handed down. This does not violate the provisions of article 67.3 of the Workers’ Statute regarding the duration of the […]

Spain: The “necessary” hearing of the employee prior to his/ her disciplinary dismissal

Recently, several court rulings have been handed down on the alleged obligation to comply with the prior hearing of the worker in cases of disciplinary dismissal. These rulings may change the procedure to be followed in future dismissals. In Spain, Article 55 of the Workers’ Statute (onwards WS) provides that, if the case appears that […]