openly talk about the teleworking because these days has become particularly important because of the exceptional and worrying international context originado por la pandemia del coronavirus (COVID-19).
The central government and It has announced measures to "facilitate telecommuting and ease the financial burden of enterprises", a sensible announcement taking into account the economic impact aparejadas a la epidemia a corto y largo plazo.
Implicaciones legales y laborales del teletrabajo
Although currently the tools to implement the teleworking are many and varied, there was a time before the Internet already had regulation for the same. Yes, yes, It comes from afar the idea of working in a decentralized manner, It is not as modern as it seems.
The latest version of the Statute of workers to respect dates back to the year 2012, and collected in His article 13 the main obligations and rights both the company and by the worker. Always should be taken to comply with the law.
This requires collect written as a contract conditions of teleworking. A company is required to establish training facilities necessary to make possible and acceptable time work, and it has an obligation to provide adequate employee protection in safety and health.
Workers, meanwhile, they can retain the same rights as if they were working in their usual workplace. This is outlined in the law.
And eye, the company must at all times respect the privacy of the employee, i.e., its control system must comply with slogans Directive 90/270. You must meet a series of legal and technical requirements for the implementation of telework; so, It is required meticulous planning, si es posible profesional y experimentada.
El coronavirus: exceptional situation, decisiones valientes
He teleworking It is more topical than ever at the time of health crisis where we are. Society is in a state of high alert.
The epidemic coronavirus (COVID-19) who travels the world and the economic consequences have been rigged stressed the importance of B2E digital communication systems that enable employees of companies with a large workforce, Work from home.
Even if should not alarm baseless or enter the histerismo, we must also be realistic and know what we are talking. We expose the context.
The numbers show us that health crisis It is a serious matter: More of 101.000 cases have been reported around the globe. Cases are already low in China and they have begun the closure of two hospitals in Wuhan. Italy is now the second country most affected by the virus. Argentina has recorded its first death related coronavirus; and in Spain at the beginning of the week there had been 430 cases and 10 deceased. They have closed schools and will be played sports competitions into the empty net.
So far in our country they have not taken drastic decisions by decree and is following the "German way", following a line containment of the virus, but this could change at any time depending on the evolution of the epidemic.
In the economic section, he Ibex It has been affected by the crisis in the coronavirus with sharp falls arising from market uncertainty. Now more than ever are necessary strategies to provide stability, performance and certainty to businesses; he teleworking contributes in these three directions.
The WHO, also it suggested exploring the teleworking, He has published a series of key recommendations and best practice to protect us from the virus. Then, hacemos una mención a las de mayor impacto.
Recomendaciones de la OMS para los centros de trabajo empresariales
The WHO It has launched a some basic protection measures against the coronavirus that should be implemented in day to day business. Let us review; He suggests that working people wash their hands very often with a specialized disinfectant having alcohol or, failing, soap and water.
also recommended respiratory hygiene measures; cover your mouth and nose with the elbow flexed or tissue throwaway. Avoid continuous eye contact, nose and mouth, to be common sources of transmission of the virus.
Another suggestion warns companies avoid crowded events, that may expose the virus to their workforce and that this will spread. Meetings should occur with fair and necessary staff, MM measures. Caution foremost.
In the same way, the company must limiting business travel business, especially those who are destined risk countries such as China, Korea or Italy.
Likewise, WHO recommends seek medical attention immediately as a worker discovers some disturbing symptoms such as fever, cough or breathlessness. The company must send home workers who may be part of a risk group or simply they are infected.
As for specific measures and logistics, It is basic for everyday clean and disinfect surfaces and workspaces. It's his responsability.
With regard to the working space separating the tables is recommended and deactivation of shared systems as controls fingerprints. They are hotbeds of contact between workers who can easily avoid.
WHO derives the national and local authorities main information sources of the coronavirus. If we have doubts, them must go: “They have the latest information about whether COVID-19 is spreading in your area. Partners are best placed to give advice on what to do people in your area to protect”.
As for devices commonly used WHO recommends:
"Perform daily cleaning and disinfection of surfaces and objects of common use such as tables, phones, keyboards or fingerprint readers for access control and working hours. "