1. temporary SUBSTITUTION contracts. dIEGO PORRAS case.
The Court of Justice of the European Union modifies its own doctrine with regard to the first judgment in the Diego Porras case and reaffirms the validity of the Spanish regulations, as it had in the previous judgments in the “Grupo Norte” and “Montero Mateos” cases.
2. loss of annual LEAVE NOT TAKEN
The Court of Justice of the European Union holds that workers do not forfeit days of annual leave when they have not claimed them, as long as the company has not been proactive in guaranteeing the effective enjoyment of the right.
3. DIFFERENCE IN duration of maternity and paternity leave
The Constitutional Court concludes that the disparity in the lengths of maternity leave and paternity leave is not discriminatory, since the two types of leave serve different purposes.
4. GROUPs of companies in collective dismissals
The Supreme Court concludes that the additional documentation requirements established in Royal Decree 1483/2012 for collective dismissals for economic reasons in companies that belong to a group are not limited to groups that are obliged to consolidate their accounts or that are classified as “pathological”.
5. uNION elections. COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT THAT ESTABLISHES A SINGLE ELECTORAL COLLEGE
The Supreme Court declares null a provision of a collective bargaining agreement that established a single electoral college in a company with more than 50 employees.