What happens if during a labor discussion with my boss/employee the other party of the conversation records the conversation on his/her mobile and afterwards I use the recording on a trial as evidence of the conflict and the things acknowledged by the person recorded without knowing it? Is it a valid evidence? Has the intimacy of the person recorded without knowing it been violated?
Let´s comment two recent sentences, one of the European Union Court of Justice and the other of the Spanish Audiencia Nacional that follows the doctrine established by the European Court of Justice and amend the Spanish collective agreements between unions and companies.
In the sentence of the European Union Court of Justice of May the 22nd of 2014 an employee from a gas company claimed against his company because during his holidays, as he closed no deals for his company, didn´t arise any right to perceive commissions on the deals he close with clients and therefore that was against his right for a paid holidays, as during this time his wages went down in a very important amounts.
And the High Court of the European Union understands so and grants reason to the employee, establishing that this kind of employees are entitle during their holidays to received an average amount of the commission arisen in the last year. Otherwise they would be discourage to take on holidays and therefore they would be penalized on their wages because of holidays.
From past August the 8th of 2015 very important novelties on inheritance and donation tax have been passed by the Local Government of the Region of Murcia.
Tax benefit of 50% of the final quote to pay for closest relatives
This tax benefit of 50% on the final quote is passed for those closest relatives aged 21 years old or older (spouses, descendants and ascendants)
Reduction for the acquisition of cash or real estate goods bound to the constitution or acquisition of a business or professional venture or purchase of shares on entities.
The reduction of 99% in the acquisition of cash or real estate goods through inheritance is widen with the aims above described and also for the DEVELOPMENT of the pre-existed business and also is eliminated the limit of 300.000 € of base over the reduction could be enforced.
Reduction for the acquisition of an agriculture exploitation
The term you had to maintain the exploitation inherited with the 99% of reduction of its value had to be 10 years. After the reform this term of maintenance is just of 5 years.
With the arrival of summer time, we remind you that if you are obliged to receive compulsory electronic notifications from the Tax office, you have the possibility to request from the Tax Office what days you don´t want to receive any from it.
The Plenary of the Civil Chamber of the Spanish Supreme Court, in its judgment No. 265/2015 of 22 April, has ruled on the unfairness of default interest in loans without mortgage warranty concluded with consumers.