Factsheet for case ES-2020-22/1886 – measures in Spain
, applies regionally
|Time period||Temporary, 25 May 2020 – 27 July 2020|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Promoting the economic, labour market and social recovery
– Active labour market policies, incl. subsidised job creation
|Author||Oscar Molina (UAB) and Eurofound|
|Case created||24 April 2021 (updated 30 April 2021)|
The objective of this measure is to provide financial support to companies that hire workers registered as unemployed in the Public Employment Service of Castilla y León for the duration of the state of alarm decreed in Spain due to the crisis caused by COVID-19.
The measure was negotiated in the context of tripartite social dialogue at regional level, and then passed into legislation by the regional government.
Self-employed workers and companies with less than 250 workers may be beneficiaries of these subsidies. Moreover, recipients of these aids have to comply with the following requirements:
The amount of the subsidy will be €10,000 per worker hired on full time. These subsidies will be processed and resolved by the Public Employment Service of Castilla y León in the terms and in accordance with the procedure that will be detailed in the corresponding regulatory bases.
No information available.
One person or microenterprises
|Does not apply to citizens|
Company / Companies
Local / regional government
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Form||Direct consultation outside a formal body||Direct consultation outside a formal body|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
Social partners participated in negotiations with the regional government on a social pact in order to face the employment impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
Social partners supported this policy measure and fully agreed with the need to support employment creation for self-employees and SMEs.
Eurofound (2021), Financial incentives to hire unemployed on an open-ended basis, case ES-2020-22/1886 (measures in Spain), COVID-19 EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, http://eurofound.link/covid19eupolicywatch
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