COVID-19 and Labour Law: Spain

Rafael Gómez Gordillo


The Spanish Government has approved a package of special measures to address the COVID-19 emergency. The measures are intended to protect employees, self-employed workers and companies. Despite the application of these provisions, the stoppage of activities has caused a significant growth in unemployment rates. Probably, in the next few weeks new complementary measures will be adopted.


Covid-19; Labour Law; State of alarm; Remote working; Contracts suspension; Special unemployment benefit; Prohibition of objective dismissal

DOI: 10.6092/issn.1561-8048/10804


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