UGT requires the instant dismissal of the State lawyer appointed by Rajoy to characterize Spain in Strasbourg | EUROtoday

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UGT has requested this Friday “the immediate dismissal” of the consultant of Spain earlier than the European Court of Human Rights, Alfonso Mara Brezmes -appointed in March 2018, when he was nonetheless ruling Mariano Rajoy- for allegedly having tried to hinder the Social Rights Committee from issuing a decision to the declare introduced by this union concerning the Severance pay.

According to the General Union of Workers, the State lawyer within the General Subdirectorate of Constitutional and Human Rights of the General Attorney of the State, current one refusal in opposition to one of many members of the Committee, the Spanish Carmen Salcedoquestioning her impartiality for an article she had revealed 4 months earlier than being appointed to that place in {a magazine} specialised in labor legislation.

“The maneuver, unusual in the Council as it is the first time it has occurred in its more than 50 years of existence, was intended to influence the underlying decision “that must be issued with respect to the collective declare that UGT introduced in March 2022, wherein the union denounced the non-adequacy of the Spanish laws on unfair dismissal to the Revised European Social Charter,” denounces the organization that directs Pepe Alvarez.

UGT has requested the support of the European Confederation of Trade Unionswhich has also considered that “this interference by the senior official of our nation endangers the mandate, composition, duties and work strategies of the Collective Claims Commission.”

“To keep away from comparable actions, safeguard the independence of the Committee and Spain's dedication to the liberty of judgment and motion that each certainly one of its members will need to have, it’s inevitable that instantly finish the illustration that it has held since 2018 -prior to the structure of the socialist Government- the Spanish excessive consultant. “Our country must clear up any shadow over its actions, respecting the full autonomy of the European Committee of Social Rights when resolving collective claims made against Spain, such as that of UGT in relation to the regulation of dismissal,” they ask.

UGT anticipated a decision from this physique in November 2023, however as EL MUNDO revealed in September, the collapse suffered by the Committee and the variety of pending claims will imply that the decision to its demand for dismissal compensation won’t be prepared till the start of 2025.

This week the Conclusions of the European Committee on Social Rights (CEDS) with respect to our nation have been identified and, in relation to dismissal compensation, the Court factors out that the assessed authorized compensation supplied for unfair dismissal “is contrary to the revised European Social Charter”, So they’ll foreseeably agree with UGT once they resolve their declare, simply as they did with Italy and France. When that occurs, the Spanish courts should have in mind their standards when going through dismissal trials and the Government might have incentives to legislate and modify the regulation of dismissal, though this isn’t obligatory.