New regulations on equality plans and equal pay between men and women

On 14 October Spain’s Official State Journal (BOE) published two new Royal Decrees on equality: Royal Decree 902/2020, of 13 October, on equal pay between women and men (RD 902/2020) and Royal Decree 901/2020, of 13 October, which regulates equality plans and their registration and which modifies Royal Decree 713/2010, of 28 May, on the … Read more

People: New remote work regulations (Spain)

On 23 September 2020, the Spanish Official State Journal (Boletín Oficial del Estado) published Royal Decree-law 28/2020, of 22 September (“RDL 28/2020”), on remote work. The new regulation will enter into effect 20 days after its publication, in all matters relating to the regulation of this form of work. As pointed out in the new … Read more

COVID-19: People: Latest developments in employment law in Spain

On 22 April, Spain’s Official State Journal (Boletín Oficial del Estado) published Royal Decree-law 15/2020, of 21 April, on additional urgent measures to protect the economy and employment (“RDL 15/2020”). The main employment-related measures included in RDL 15/2020 are: Unemployment benefit is increased in the following situations: where a company terminates employment during an employee’s … Read more


In this summary, we bring you our most recent insights on immediate and evolving employment issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic in Spain. At any time you can also access our most up-to-date legal insights from across our global network via our COVID-19 hub. Our recent publications include: COVID-19: POTENTIAL LEGAL IMPACT (LATEST DEVELOPMENT) (SPAIN) – … Read more