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Alfredo Aspra analyses the time register that the unions use to challenge ERTE

Yesterday at the last minute the Government, the CEOE and Cepyme employers' associations and the CCOO and UGT trade unions, included a clause in the agreement they signed at La Moncloa on the extension of the temporary employment regulation (ERTE) files due to force majeure. In this case, force majeure means having to suspend the contracts, or reduce the working hours, of the workers to deal with the effects of the coronavirus.

Unions use time registration to challenge ERTE

The time registration system is now one year old and finds itself in an employment context revolutionized by the coronavirus crisis in which unions are using it to challenge the ERTE. This is transferred by companies, lawyers and from the Work Inspectorate, which warns that from the time register days loaded with overtime since the outbreak of the pandemic are surfacing.

Alfredo Aspra, partner of the Employment practise of Andersen Tax & Legal, points out that, the implementation of the register has brought to light uncomfortable situations, because sometimes the working days are shorter than those established.

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