My employer filed an ERTE, Now what?

TEMPORARY DISABILITY DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

Is there temporary disability due to Coronavirus for employees who may be affected and who, through the application of existing preventive protocols, are subjected to the corresponding isolation? This is the question that the Social Security has had to resolve. There is a legal loophole: THEY ARE NOT AFFECTED BY AN ACCIDENT OR ILLNESS, but they must be monitored and…
employee rights under Covid-19

What are my Employee Rights Under COVID-19?

WHAT ARE YOUR EMPLOYEE RIGHTS UNDER COVID-19? In addition to the work permits that may be applicable under the collective agreement applicable in each company or other types of collective agreements, or those that may be issued by the government in the coming days, these are some of the rights that could be exercised by employees in the context of…
ERTE TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT MEASURES

GUIDE TO UNDERSTAND TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT MEASURES (ERTE)

contractual compliance

Covid-19 and Contractual Compliance

The current health crisis following the outbreak of coronavirus (Covid-19) is not only having an impact on public health, but also on the global economy and the business world. We are therefore facing a new reality with unforeseeable legal and economic consequences, in which companies must be aware that all the measures being taken to contain the virus may interfere…

Smart Contracts in Spain: Concept & Legal Implications

What is a Smart Contracts in Spain? and what legal implications should you be aware of? With new technologies increasingly evolving and gaining ever more importance in modern society, the so-called smart contract - a by-product of the blockchain revolution -  is said to have the potential of radically transforming our social and economic structures. However, although potentially offering many…
recording the working hours

RECORDING THE WORKING HOURS IS NOW MANDATORY

During the past months, many things have changed when it comes to Spanish Labour Law. According to the Royal Decree 8/2019, it has been established that every company in Spain must register the working hours of its employees,  and keep the records of every employee for at least four years. The new law obliges companies to make a "daily record…
Spanish National Situation of Employment

SPANISH NATIONAL SITUATION OF EMPLOYMENT 101

Whether you are an employer in Spain with the intention of hiring foreign employees, or a young professional looking for a future, the National Situation of Employment will be, without a doubt, the biggest obstacle you will face while hiring and applying for jobs in Spain. So what is the National Situation of Employment in Spain? In a nutshell, the…

TYPES OF LABOUR CONTRACTS IN SPAIN

The work contract shall be performed in any of the current official forms approved by the Ministry of Employment and Social Security of the Spanish government. The type of contract shall be based on the duration of the contract, with the possibility of being a fixed or an indefinite term contract. I. FIXED-TERM CONTRACTS The maximum duration shall be determined…