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The Labor Chamber of the High Court of Justice of Catalonia has determined that subduing  an employee to very long working days and untimely working time, thus compromising his right to rest and digital disconnection, entitles the employee to the right to extinguish the contractual relationship, but not to be awarded any compensation associated with

Occasionally, a dismissal can be frustrated by not complying with a series of formal requirements. In such cases the labor regulations provide for some options allowing companies to rectify the dismissal and make it valid.
The law and some collective agreements provide for a series of formal requirements for dismissal, whose strict compliance is essential

After a year of application of the Integral Law for equal treatment and non-discrimination, the labor courts and tribunals have made a criterion up progressively on the dismissal of employees in a situation of temporary incapacity.
Law 15/2022, of 12 July, on equal treatment and non-discrimination, in force since 14 July 2022, introduced legal developments

Since its introduction in our legal system, the adaptation of working hours regulated in article 34.8 of the Workers’ Statute has been gaining ground as a measure to reconcile the work and family life of employees. However, the adaptations requested do not always meet the requirements of reasonableness and proportionality established in the law.

The Supreme Court has ruled, in a judgment of 5 July 2023 (rec. 105/2022) , the discussion as to whether the delivery of the notice to the workers’ representatives in objective dismissals must be prior to or simultaneous with the notification to the dismissed employee or whether, on the contrary, it can be made subsequently.

One of the main innovations of the last labor reform was the introduction of indefinite-term contracts for seasonal work in companies and sectors in which they had never been used before. However, the new regulation has not resolved certain doubts, such as, for example, how to act in the event a worker fails to respond