ROYAL DECREE-LAW 20/2012, OF JULY 13, 2012, ON MEASURES TO ENSURE BUDGET STABILITY AND ON ENCOURAGING COMPETITIVENESS
This update summarizes the most important employment law and social security provisions of Royal Decree-law 20/2012, of July 13, 2012, on measures to ensure budget stability and encourage competitiveness, which entered into force on July 14, 2012 (except for certain specific matters).
1. MEASURES ON SOCIAL SECURITY AND EMPLOYMENT 1.1 Amendments to Legislative Royal Decree 1/1994, of June 20, 1994, approving the Revised General Social Security Law 1.2 New legislation in the Workers' Statute 1.3 Amendments to Royal Decree 1369/2006, regulating the active insertion income program for the unemployed with special economic needs who are experiencing difficulties in finding employment 1.4 Amendments to Employment Law 56/2003, of December 16, 2003
2. REORGANIZATIONAL AND RATIONALIZATION MEASURES IN RELATION TO THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES 2.1 Rules on the incompatibility of compensatory pensions, compensatory benefits and similar payments 2.2 Elimination of nonregular salary payments in December 2012 and additional or equivalent payments of public sector personnel, personnel in the central government public sector and senior officials. 2.3 Overriding of article 31 of the Workers’ Statute in relation to public sector employees 2.4 Amendments to Law 7/2007, on the Basic Statute for Public Employees (EBEP) 2.5 Other measures