Publications - Labor and Employment

  • On December 8, 2023, the new Official Mexican Standard on occupational health and safety conditions for remote work will come into force

    Those individuals working remotely at least 40% of the week will be subject to specific rules related to their rights and obligations in connection with this employment modality.

  • The work calendar in Spain for 2024 has been published

    The Decision of October 23, 2023, by the Directorate-General of Labor, publishing the list of public holidays for 2024 has been published in the Official State Gazette, and sets out the public holidays for next year.

  • The Council of the European Union adopts the Recommendation on developing framework conditions for the social economy and Conclusions on mental health and precarious work

    The Recommendation includes measures promoting the role of the social economy in labor market integration and social inclusion. The Conclusions on mental health and precarious work contain a set of suggestions with the aim of promoting the…

  • Spain: The internal whistleblowing channel and its impact on labor relations (I)

    In this first installment on the recently introduced whistleblower protection law, the author raises questions about the requirements to be met by the complaints channel or the possibility of sharing the system and the resources allocated to its…

  • Labor Newsletter - September 2023

    En este nuevo número de nuestra Newsletter Laboral, contamos con un artículo de Federico Durán sobre el canal de denuncias interno y su incidencia en las relaciones laborales. También repasamos las principales novedades, normativa y sentencias de…

  • Spain: 2023 Progress Report on the 2030 Sustainable Development Strategy

    The Spanish Government report takes stock of the goals met and the work still to be done over the next 7 years.

  • The new social rights and covering their cost

    Companies do not have an unlimited capacity to take on their new employment obligations.

  • Labor Newsletter - July 2023

    En este nuevo número de nuestra Newsletter Laboral, contamos con un nuevo artículo de Federico Durán y repasamos las principales novedades, normativa y sentencias de las últimas semanas.

  • Spain: These are the social security rules applicable to workers relocated abroad

    A new piece of legislation defines in detail the cases in which relocated workers will be treated as having registered status for social security purposes, such as in the absence of a bilateral agreement, where such an agreement does not apply to…

  • Spain: Royal Decree 668/2023 amends the regulations on pension plans and funds

    The royal decree contains, among other new legislation, implementation of the rules on simplified occupational pension plans, the rules on the non-discrimination principle and the provisions on merging plans where corporate transactions result in…

  • Spain: The Royal Decree implementing the RED Mechanism provides that closures of work centers will require six months’ notice

    The RED Mechanism for employment flexibility and stabilization created in the recent labor reform allows measures for the reduction of working hours and suspension of employment contracts. The legislation also amends the regulations governing…

  • Portugal: Decent Work Agenda New Regulation

    The Decent Work Agenda consists of a reform of labour relations that includes measures to improve working conditions and, simultaneously, facilitate the conciliation of employees' professional and family life.