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Factsheet for measure ES-2020-31/1373 – measures in Spain

Agreement for the Social and Economic Reactivation of Andalusia

Acuerdo para la Reactivación Económica y Social de Andalucía

Country Spain , applies regionally

    • – ES61 Andalucía
Time period Open ended, started on 30 July 2020
Context COVID-19
Type Tripartite agreements
Category Promoting the economic, labour market and social recovery
– Support for spending, stimulus packages
Author Oscar Molina (UAB) and Eurofound
Measure added 30 October 2020 (updated 13 December 2020)

Background information

The president of the Junta de Andalucía, Juanma Moreno, has signed with the president of the Employer Confederation of Andalucía, Javier González de Lara, with the general secretary of UGT-Andalucía, Carmen Castilla, and with the general secretary of CCOO-Andalucía , Nuria López, a Plan for the Economic and Social Reactivation of Andalusia that will set the priorities for the coming months, the preferred lines of action in economic, labor and social matters in the medium and long-term and budget design, which must be developed in accordance with the financing possibilities available.

Content of measure

The agreement sets four strategic lines of action in order to guarantee social and economic recovery.

  • The first consists of measures to enhance social and health prevention.
  • The second consists in relaunching employment and business activities
  • The third aims to strengthen public administration and public services
  • The fourth consists in promoting structural change in the economy

This agreement includes a series of specific measures, among which the maintenance of business financing, the promotion of labor flexibility, as well as the consolidation and recovery of the Andalusian company's leading role in international markets.

The consolidation of the financial structure of industrial companies is also contemplated, with the promotion and generation of new business projects, as well as the adaptation of industries to new production processes.

It also proposes to advance in the digital and ecological transition of companies, especially SMEs, enhancing the opportunities offered by the energy transition to improve their competitiveness, as well as promoting the increase in the size of companies to improve their productivity, making them more strong and resistant to crises.

Finally, the need to improve regulations is addressed, simplifying and streamlining procedures, helping to create an environment of legal and stable security, capable of attracting a greater number of investments and industrial, energy and mining projects to Andalusia

Use of measure

No data available

Contents

  • Health and safety
  • Other topics

Target groups

Workers Businesses Citizens
Applies to all workers Applies to all businesses Applies to all citizens

Actors and funding

Actors Funding
Trade unions
Employers' organisations
Local / regional government
European Funds
Regional funds
No special funding required

Social partners

Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:

Trade unions Employers' organisations
Role Agreed (outcome) incl. social partner initiative Agreed (outcome) incl. social partner initiative
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 jointly
  • Main level of involvement: Regional or local level

Involvement

Social partners were involved in the design of the measure and will monitor its implementation.

Views and reactions

Social partners were very supportive about the agreement.

Sources

Citation

Eurofound (2020), Agreement for the Social and Economic Reactivation of Andalusia, measure ES-2020-31/1373 (measures in Spain), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/ES-2020-31_1373.html

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