Spain

09-29-2021
The government and representatives of workers’ and employers’ organizations have sealed the VI Labor Relations Agreement on the Protection of Employment adopting a number of measures targeted at extending the ERTE COVID-19 temporary collective layoff procedures . An increase in the minimum wage and other important measures from a labor standpoint have also been published.
09-22-2021
Royal Decree-Law 17/2021, of September 14, 2021, on urgent measures to reduce the impact of the steep rise in natural gas prices on the gas and electricity retail markets (RDL 17/2021) came into force on September 16, 2021. It contains a raft of measures in various areas aimed at containing the steep rise in the price of electricity on the Iberian wholesale market and mitigating its effects on the most vulnerable.

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