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Spain: Employment-related relief measures (COVID-19)

Spain: Employment-related relief measures (COVID-19)

Two packages of employment legislative measures are intended to respond to issues resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.


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Royal Decree-Law 9/2020 (27 March 2020) and Royal Decree-Law 10/2020 (29 March 2020) provide the employment-related measures. For instance, there are measures in the legislation prohibiting the termination of employment contracts on the basis of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on business activities. Other measures implement a paid leave requirement for the period 30 March 2020 through 9 April 2020.

Read an April 2020 report [PDF 198 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Spain

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