29 March 2020 – Required non-essential workers to take recoverable paid leave

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Type of Intervention: Wage and income support
Sectors Involved: Physical distancing
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Government of Spain required all workers in non-essential services to take recoverable paid leave between 30 March and 9 April 2020.

The above obligation does not apply to workers in essential services, workers hired by companies that have applied for or implemented temporary layoff procedures, workers on leave due to temporary incapacity or whose contracts have been suspended on other grounds provided by law, or workers who are able to perform their normal work from home or using any other form of remote working.
Full details here: https://www.boe.es/buscar/doc.php?id=BOE-A-2020-4166