Preventive measures upon the resumption of work: are they compulsory for the worker?

Employers have the duty to effectively protect their workers and to prevent possible occupational risks, also in the context of COVID-19. However, when applying measures, workers’ rights must be taken into account in the event of possible effects on their privacy, dignity and physical integrity. With the third of the extensions of the state of […]

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compañeros durante el covid

Resuming of non-essential activities: What should be taken into account?

The role of companies as guarantors of the health and safety of their employees is having an impact on the general welfare of the population. The following is a review of everything companies have to take into account in this new scenario, after resuming non-essential activities. Thursday, April 9 saw the formal termination of the […]

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The ERTEe (temporary layoff procedure) in times of COVID-19

The effects of COVID-19 were already being felt by companies weeks ago. It was forcing them to look into the possibility of taking measures aimed at reducing working hours or suspending the contracts of some of their employees. The exponential increase in the number of people affected by COVID-19, in what is an unprecedented health […]

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Medical checkups: voluntariness and limits on the right to privacy

In accordance with article 22 of Occupational Risk Prevention Law 31/1995, of November 8, 1995, employers are obliged to guarantee workers the periodic monitoring of their health according to the risks inherent in their position and must offer staff the possibility of having periodic medical checkups and specifically, according to Spanish case law, at least […]

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Physical exercise: a contractual obligation?

There are numerous studies linking the regular practice of physical exercise to greater productivity in the workplace. Exercise improves health in general, so logically it enables our bodies to be in a better condition to perform our duties at work. That is the conclusion reached by many studies, one of which is called “The effect […]

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