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The Automatic Nature of Dismissals in Spain: Dismissal-at-Will under Civil Law

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  • Miguel A. Malo

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  • Luis Toharia

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In this article, we explain that, in Spain, a relatively minor reform in unemployment benefits regulation has introduced a system to dismiss at will. Therefore, the fairness of the dismissal is not important in practice, although the whole legal system requiring a fair cause for dismissals remains. We present different empirical evidence supporting such statement.

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Paper provided by Utrecht School of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 07-05.

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Length: 15 pages
Date of creation: May 2007
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Handle: RePEc:use:tkiwps:0705

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