About: ERTE

Economy & Jobs 26-05-2021

Spain in race against the clock to extend furlough schemes

Spain's employer’s association has rejected a latest proposal by Social Security Minister José Luis Escrivá to extend pandemic-era temporary lay-off schemes known as ERTE - protecting some 600,000 jobs - beyond the 31 May deadline. EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.
Economy & Jobs 01-04-2021

Spain’s central bank urges extension of temporary lay-off schemes

Spain's Central Bank has recommended the extension of temporary lay-off schemes known as ERTEs for employees in economic sectors worst-hit by the pandemic, in particular tourism. EURACTIV's partner EFE reports.
Coronavirus 25-03-2021

Spain pins hopes on EU health certificate to save summer season

Spain is pinning its hopes on the EU's proposed digital health certificate and on vaccines to save the summer tourism season, after a catastrophic year for the country's hospitality industry, commonly known as HORECA. EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.
Economy & Jobs 09-03-2021

Spanish business leader: EU fiscal rules are not an ‘open bar’

The softening of EU fiscal rules to mitigate the impact of the pandemic on Spanish businesses may lead to a massive deficit in two years time if not responsibly handled by the government, an industry representative has warned in an interview, EURACTIV's partner EuroEFE reports.
Economy & Jobs 03-03-2021

Spain records over 4 million unemployed for first time since 2016

Spanish unemployment figures in February reached their highest level since April 2016 as the country reels from the economic impact of the pandemic, EURACTIV's media partner  EuroEFE reported.