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19/04/2021
Registers for employees in Spain

Obligatory company obligation to keep wage registers for employees

Following the publication of Royal Decree 902/2020 of 13th October, on equal remuneration between women and men, a new obligation has come into force as of April 2021 for all companies to keep a wage register detailing the average values of wages, salary supplements and nonwage payments of their staff, broken down by sex and distributed by professional groups, professional categories, or jobs of equal or equal value, in order to assess whether there is a wage gap between women and men. This register must be available to the employees, and if they have one, it can be requested through […]
23/12/2020
Effective Equality between Men and Women in the scope of the Company

Effective Equality between Men and Women in the scope of the Company

On 14 October 2020, Royal Decree RD 901/2020 of 13 October on Equality Plans and their Registration was published in the BOE, which develops the LO 3/2007 of 22 March for Effective Equality between Men and Women in the scope of the Company. The third final disposition includes the entry into force three months after its publication, that is, on 14 January 2021. In accordance with the published regulations, the company is obliged to have an Equality Plan which must be the result of negotiation with the workers’ representatives and which, without imposing new administrative burdens, aims to be an […]
03/11/2020
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New legal regulations for the home office in Spain

On 23 September 2020, the Spanish Official Bulletin, BOE published the Royal Legislative Decree 28/2020 of 22 September 2020 regulating “homeoffice”, which entered into force 20 days after its publication. It should be noted that for the existing and in practice homeoffice, the law provides a period of 3 months to formalise the agreement or adapt the existing agreement (except where it results from collective negotiation). This new Royal Decree puts an end to the existing irregularity in Spain, where we had more than 3 million people doing homeoffice during Covid-19, by taking up several aspects such as the limits […]
24/03/2020
Temporäre Suspendierung der Arbeitsverhältnisse

Temporary redundancy proceeding in Spain

After the State of Alarm was established last Saturday, March 14, the Spanish Government has adopted, through the approval of Royal Decree-Law 8/2020, of March 17, on extraordinary urgent measures to face the economic and social impact of the COVID-19, a plan of exceptional measures in the economic field to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 on citizens, companies, self-employed and employees. A line of guarantees of 100 billion euros has been approved to provide companies with the liquidity they need and up to 200 billion euros will be used, which corresponds to 20% of Spanish GDP (117 billion will […]
23/10/2019
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Consulegis Autumn Conference 2019 in Paraguay

Asunción (Paraguay) was the city chosen to organize the autumn conference of CONSULEGIS between October 16th – 19th, 2019, hosted by the firm Mersán Abogados, member of the association for over 20 years. On Thursday, the so-called “International Business Meeting” took place in which the topic of legal protection of international investments was discussed in depth through different formats. There was also a round table discussion concerning the problem of judicial disputes and their alternatives in different jurisdictions. On Friday, Mrs. Liz Cramer, Minister of Industry and Commerce of Paraguay, was in charge of transmitting to the assistants the business […]