Spain: government extends short-time working mechanisms and introduces an training incentive

On September 28 the government’s Council of Ministers approved an extension to the ERTE arrangements (Expediente de Regulación Temporal de Empleo extraordinary temporary employment regulations) for employees and to the reduction of charges on employers provided they ensure training for those who remain on ERTE arrangements. The reduction in social security contributions can reach up to 80% for companies that provide training courses to employees on short-time working. These new measures will apply from 01 November 2021.

Through . Published on 29 September 2021 à 12h53 - Update on 29 September 2021 à 12h53

The government and social partners have agreed to renew the employee protection and business support measures put in place to deal with the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic. This is the sixth version of the bridging mechanism that was defined at the beginning of the health crisis in order to avoid redundancies and to maintain the link between employees and their companies.…

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