New internal flexibility mechanisms are implemented in companies to avoid dismissals, revising the current model of ERTEs and creating the so-called RED mechanism.
Law 10/2021 of 9 July 2021 on remote work amends Article 40 of the Law on Offences and Penalties in the Social Order to increase the amount of social sanctions imposed by the Labour Inspectorate.
Given the impact of Covid-19, the Audiencia Nacional established in a judgement that the company can stop paying the transport bonus when the condition that justifies it disappears with home office.
The home office agreement is a document that every company must negotiate, draw up and sign with its employees to set out the conditions for home office and, in case of non-compliance, penalties of varying degrees can be apply.
From October 1 to October 31, 2021, the current ERTES conditions are extended without modifications or exemptions, and from November 1 to February 28, 2022, the new ones with changes to the ERTES exemption regime will come into force.
The Executive has approved the fifth extension of the Record of Temporary Employment Regulation (ERTE) with the aim of extending social protection to citizens and adjusting the cycle of activity of the productive fabric to the evolution of the pandemic.