The Directorate General of Labour approves a total of 14 non-recoverable, paid and obligatory public holidays, with 12 public holidays and the 2 set by local councils.
The main objective of the new legal concept is to offer permanent contracts in a sector that is highly affected by temporary and precarious employment, such as Science, Technology and Innovation.
The economic benefit of the TI in cases related to Covid-19 is pay by the entity that protects the professional contingency of the company’s employees and will be charge from the day after the sick leave until the date of discharge.
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.