Spain - Unions say government has to comply with EU case law - September 30, 2016

The trade union confederations UGT and CCOO say that it is necessary to adopt legislative measures amending the Workers' Statute, the legislation applicable to public employees and to employees of the public health services, as provided in the recent ECJ rulings dated September 14, 2016 (handed down in cases C-16/15 and C-184/15 - C-197/15) The general secretaries of the unions have sent a letter to the Ministry of Employment and Social Security, demanding that the Government will take the necessary legislative measures to comply with clause 4.1 of Directive 199/70/EC on the Framework Agreement signed by the European Trade Union Confederation and the employers’ organisations UNICE and CEEP on fixed-term work that prohibits less favourably treatment to workers with temporary contracts in relations with permanent workers.

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