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Please contact us if you decide you need a labour lawyer.As an employer, do I need to pay to fire someone?
In a labour ruling in Spain, the burden of proof that the dismissal was justified (and therefore not improcedente) lies with the company. If it is not proven, then the judgement is usually in favor of the employee for 33 - 45 days' salary for each year worked (depending on the type of contract).
A layoff is called a "despido objetivo". In this case, the employer must show it is for one of the following: