Ms Maria Eugenia De la Cera

Maria Eugenia De la Cera

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Supreme Court reconsiders calculation of collective dismissal thresholds
Spain | 06 March 2018

A trade union recently sought to declare the existence of a de facto collective dismissal on the grounds that the company had exceeded the maximum number of individual objective dismissals (as well as other comparable terminations) in a 180-day period. However, the Supreme Court rejected the claim and ratified several points regarding collective challenges of terminations that, de facto, could exceed the thresholds.