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Spain: Spanish Supreme Court clarifies parental childbirth benefits for single-parent families

The Spanish Supreme Court upheld the judgment under appeal, stating that the right to enjoy an additional 8 weeks would entail several consequences which would significantly interfere with the regulatory order, since (i) it would mean creating a new contributory benefit in favour of single-parent parents which would alter the configuration designed by the legislature […]

Spain: The High Court of Justice of Cantabria recognizes the suicide of an employee, which occurred outside the company and outside working hours, as a work-related accident

The High Court of Justice of Cantabria ordered the Social Security Institute and a company’s mutual insurance company to pay widow’s and orphan’s pensions arising from an occupational contingency to a woman and her daughter for the father’s suicide. Although the event occurred outside the company, the judges consider that it was linked to his […]

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