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A further clarification on the possibility of employees to receive their extra payments proportionally if the collective bargaining agreement prohibits this.

A further clarification on the possibility of employees to receive their extra payments proportionally if the collective bargaining agreement prohibits this.

Regarding employees proportionally receiving their extra payments, the Collective Bargaining Agreement applicable to my company includes a prohibition for these extra payments to be received proportionally over the twelve months of the year.   However, there are workers in the company who have always received such payments this way. Can my employees continue receiving these…


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Four simple pieces of advice for companies so that they can avoid labour risks.

Four simple pieces of advice for companies so that they can avoid labour risks.

We realise that it is not easy for a company to forge ahead nowadays. We offer you four (4) simple pieces of advice below that could prevent your company from running some possible legal risks related to employment.   It is crucial that the POH is up-to-date. It is crucial for all companies to fulfil…


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The Supreme Court determined that the position of a workers’ legal representative is automatically acquired: the judgement of the Supreme Court of 15-03-22.

The Supreme Court determined that the position of a workers’ legal representative is automatically acquired: the judgement of the Supreme Court of 15-03-22.

The position of a workers’ legal representative is a legally protected situation and, for such purpose, Article 68 of the Spanish Labour Relations Act (ET) acknowledges that a series of guarantees are granted to the members of the Works Council and Union Delegates. Therefore, if the dismissal of a workers’ representative is ruled unfair through…


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The importance of obtaining legal advice prior to adopting any business decision, even more so, if the decision is related to terminating an employment contract.

The importance of obtaining legal advice prior to adopting any business decision, even more so, if the decision is related to terminating an employment contract.

Whenever we mention dismissal, we all imagine it is because there is a reason for it (disciplinary or objective) that has led to the company to draw up a dismissal letter to be provided to the worker affected by the decision.   However, the casuistic in labour law is vast and it is highly likely…


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The holiday season will soon be upon us and I need to recruit substitute employees, but which type of employment contract should I use?

The holiday season will soon be upon us and I need to recruit substitute employees, but which type of employment contract should I use?

Summer is upon us and our employees’ main holiday season will soon be here. You could be faced with disruptions in your company’s business activity and the staff available, so you must resort to using temporary employment contracts in order to fill some vacancies; but which type of contract is the most suitable?   Obviously,…


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