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 […]

Spain: Is the Rider’s Law the final solution to the problem?

Social partners and the Government have held negotiations in recent months in an attempt to provide a solution in labor legislation for the situation of the so-called riders. Finally, at the end of March 2021, an agreement was reached which culminated in the widely known ‘Rider Law’ passed by Royal Decree-Law 9/2021, which amends the […]