Labor and Employment Law
Below we analyze the three laws published on March 1 in the Official State Gazette, together with the main obligations, changes and implications they will carry for companies.
The law requires companies with 50 or more workers to have an internal whistleblowing system and sets out fines up to €1,000,000.
The royal decree raises the national minimum wage by 8% and regulates its offset and absorption in cases where workers’ remuneration exceeds the minimum wage when calculated over a year.
It has been published today the Regional Legislative Decree no. 11/2023/M which approves the increase of the minimum monthly wage of the Autonomous Region of Madeira.
The recent reform introduced in Organic Law 14/2022 of December 22, 2022 could create legal uncertainty and displays technical defects in definition of infringing conduct.
The law introduces the requirements and conditions on reductions in social security contributions and incentives for hiring, among other issues.
The provisions governing the management of medical reports for sick leave are adapted to the recent changes introduced in temporary incapacity processes and incorporate the new sick leave report models.
Royal Decree 1060/2022 introduces changes to the management and monitoring system for sick leave processes. Among them, it states that medicals’ reports on employees will now be sent directly to employers by the authorities remotely.
The State Budget for 2023 was published in the official gazette.