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Labor law

Recently, the former Minister of Justice, Rafael Catalá, announced an increase of 30% of the fees of the ex officio lawyers. He did it during the Plenary Session of the General Council of Spanish Lawyers, which was attended by the 83 deans of the Bar Associations and the 12 elective counselors.

The government has approved a new regulation that guarantees and consolidates the rights of complementary pensions; and this even when the worker has changed his company. This right must be recognized when the worker ends his employment relationship with the company, before his retirement.

The new data protection regulation, which will come into effect on May 25, brings important changes; this new norm will have the consequence of modifications in diverse questions of labor relations. Therefore, it is important to know what this new regulation is about and what is its scope in the workplace.

The new technologies and an increasingly competitive world, make necessary the continuous training and specialization of the lawyer. Lawyers have greater challenges before them, and can take technological matters as part of their training.

Thursday, 03 May 2018 07:18

The legal update of labor relations

Labor relations are a fundamental issue in any country. Society changes, human links change and therefore work environments are also modified.

A few days after 2018, they have already begun to publicize trends and developments in labor law. It is probable that they are the movements of the Spanish parliament, those that mark the course of the various processes.

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 08:31

New Law on public contracts

The new Law on Public Contracts promises to improve the quality of employment in Spain. Its majority approval in Congress demonstrates the rejection of any regressive amendment that seeks to relax working conditions. Next, we summarize what changes and what remains with the new measures.

When a crime is committed, in addition to the criminal sanction that the court determines, the person or entity that is considered guilty must assume the civil responsibility that obliges it to repair the damages that it has caused.

In the case of individuals or individuals convicted of a crime, everything is very clear. But this is not the case when considering legal persons, corporations, associations or foundations. The fact of legally recognizing that legal persons can commit criminal offenses, puts on the table of the discussion of the jurists the subject of the civil liability subsidiary of a company in the crimes of its workers.

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 13:34

The new Autonomous Law passed

The new Autonomous Law came into force on October 26. The new text has come to light as it was sent to the Senate, without any modification.

Regarding the entry into force of the measures it contains, a good number of them apply since its publication. For the application of others, we will have to wait until next year 2018.

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 14:00

Do lawyers have to make their rates public?

The news comes from the international arena. It is an initiative that comes from an entity that regulates the activity of lawyers in the United Kingdom. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is developing the mechanism to force law firms to publish more data in their services to clients. One of the data that should be made public is that of fee fees. This would be especially important in matters relating to online users and consumers.

The life of a sportsman is full of challenges, from the beginning in a modest village club, children have to work to be protagonists in the sport they practice. As they grow and develop they have to stay in shape and remain competitive. A huge challenge especially in the American sports system, in which athletes who can not afford to pay for college must be authentic cracks to get a scholarship and to be able to study.

The timetable figure is an instrument that contributes to guaranteeing the right to freedom of association and is aimed at those who represent workers in a company. To this end, existing labor legislation establishes ways of freeing trade union representatives from the provision of services in the company so that they can exercise trade union activity with ease.

Tuesday, 25 July 2017 10:10

New reform of the law of self-employed

Among the objectives of the reform of the law of self-employed, is the empowerment of self-employment, helping entrepreneurs with a decrease in bureaucratic work and more aid and subsidies.

The new Act on Urgent Reforms of Autonomous Labor arises as a result of an initiative of citizens, the result of a process of negotiations between the main parties of the parliamentary arc, and the main associations of self-employed.

Tuesday, 28 March 2017 13:54

When does the law allow me to miss my job

Several judgments have interpreted the small print of laws and collective agreements that include situations in which an employee may be absent from his work without losing his remuneration.

Advocate General Eleanor Sharpston emphasizes that European legislation prevents states from excluding days not worked from the calculation of days quoted, thereby reducing the period of unemployment benefit when most "vertical" part-time workers are Women who are disadvantaged by such national measures. In its conclusions presented today, it proposes to the Court that in its future judgment it should be replied to the Social Court no. 33 in Barcelona that the European Directive on the progressive implementation of the principle of equal treatment for men and women in matters of social security Is opposed to this. In more than 90 per cent of cases, the final decision of the Court follows the line of the Advocate General.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017 13:11

Autonomus and false autonomus

As a result of the economic consequences of the financial crisis of recent years, the self-employed figure has grown enormously. The so-called TRADE (self-employed economically dependent) is a self-employed professional who, although he is registered as a self-employed, invoices a single client to at least 75% of his income.

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 11:04

What is "Crowdfunding" and how does it tax?

The Crowdfunding, or micromecenazgo, in Spanish, is a network of collective financing, usually online, that through monetary or other contributions, they manage to finance a certain project in exchange for rewards, participations or, in some cases, altruistically.

Monday, 29 August 2016 11:37

Rights of a housemaid

Is understood as "housemaid" every worker who has a special working relationship.

The household employee must be hired by the family head or the head of the family home to do housework, home care or family members, but can also do other functions such as childcare, gardening , drive cars and the like.

The reform has been stopped despite the body of Finance approve a draft in 2015.

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 13:03

Criminal certificate for work with children

This certificate is required by the Law on Child Protection for those who exercise professions in contact with children and can be requested in any administrative organ of the State, as reported by the Ministry of Justice. This measure has been taken to alleviate the long lines that are being produced these days.

The Council of Ministers approved the project for Milking System Law Inspectorate of Labour and Social Security, once the draft bill approved by the Government last March 13, has received a favorable report of the Economic and Social Council.

The Congress of Deputies ratified the Royal Decree-Law, approved by the Cabinet on 19 December, which regulates the activation program for employment.