Labour

ERTES: “X” FILES REGARDING COVID-19

In this exceptional situation marked by the Covid-19 pandemic, we find ourselves in a scenario of continuing uncertainty, where a vigilant attitude towards each of the government movements that mark the course to be followed is decisive. Taking the Temporary Employment Regulation (ERTE) file as a measure of labor flexibility, its classification according to the…
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Incremento del salario mínimo interprofesional en el año 2020

Increase in the Minimum Interprofessional Salary in the year 2020

The Minimum Interprofessional Wage (“SMI”) is the minimum economic remuneration that is officially fixed by the State, and which any employer is obliged to pay to its employees. In this regard, on February 5, 2020, Royal Decree 231/2020 of February 4, which establishes the SMI for 2020 (“RD 231/2020”), entered into force, with retroactive effect…
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Objective dismissal for faults of assistance still justified

Article 52.d) of Royal Legislative Decree 2/2015, of October 23, which approves the Consolidated Text of the Workers’ Statute Law (“ET”) enables the employer to terminate the employment relationship by absenteeism in case of reaching certain thresholds for absences even if they are justified. Such thresholds are to reach (or, of course, exceed): (i) 20%…
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