Durán López, Jessica
19 júlí 2016
A recent article by the Foundation of Savings Banks highlights the vulnerable position of young Spanish people on the labour market, in terms of difficult access to employment, poor transition from education into work, high prevalence of precarious work, and lack of social protection rights.
20 apríl 2016
Trade unions criticised the ‘Employment Activation Plan’ for imposing strict requirements on potential beneficiaries of the plan, resulting in low uptake.
14 apríl 2016
In the period 2009 - 2015, the four main trade unions in Spain (CCOO, UGT, CSIF and USO) lost more than 584,788 affiliated members in total; it seems that the economic crisis, high unemployment rates and corruption scandals have negatively affected representativeness levels.
25 janúar 2016
Smartphone car service Uber, a successful company example of the sharing economy, has spread to many EU Member States in recent years. However, many employers and unions are concerned about its challenge to fair competition for other businesses in the sector and about the erosion of working conditions for drivers. It remains to be seen whether there is some ground for EU- level regulation in this field.
24 nóvember 2015
A report on the reasons for the limited integration of people with disabilities in the labour market in Spain concludes that there is no uniform approach regarding the inclusion of issues affecting disabled workers in collective agreements. The report finds that these issues are dealt with in a marginal and uncoordinated way and recommends specific training for those negotiating collective agreements.
29 október 2015
Occupation is a critical factor in determining the type of working conditions a person will experience during their professional life. This report explores the working conditions of workers – particularly medium-to-low skilled and unskilled – in occupations that are found to have low levels of job quality as measured by four key indicators: earnings, prospects, working time and intrinsic job quality.
04 september 2015
The agreement for employment and social dialogue 2015–2017 was signed by the social partners after long negotiations between trade unions and employer associations. The deal provides for a 1% pay rise in 2015 and 1.5% in 2016. It ma...
04 ágúst 2015
In June 2015, the Spanish Council of Ministers approved the proposal concerning extra pension supplements for women with children. This new measure is expected to affect retirement, widow and permanent incapacity pensions. More precisely,...
22 júlí 2015
CEOE and MEDEF sign a cooperation agreement to create a French-Spanish employers’ committee.
15 júlí 2015
The new strategy for health and safety at work emphasises prevention of accidents and illnesses and collaboration between stakeholders.