Royal Decree-Law 32/2021 of 28 December 2021 contains the measures agreed on 23 December 2021 within the scope of social dialogue between the Spanish government and the most representative trade unions and business organizations state-wide. This new regulation is the result of a reform process undertaken at the initiative of the government and has basically concluded with significant amendments in three regulatory fields: (i) Temporary employment contracts; (ii) collective bargaining, and (iii) internal flexibility measures or temporary lay-offs.
Concha Martín joined Baker McKenzie in 1991, and currently serves as a partner in the Firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group in Madrid. She is ranked in Chambers Europe, and has significant litigation experience in the area of labor and employment law. She has also participated in significant Supreme Court cases on employee equity benefits and other employment and labor matters. Also a member of the Madrid office’s Restructuring Committee, Ms. Martín is seasoned in labor negotiations and restructurings. She regularly collaborates with economic newspapers and specialized journals, and is a frequent speaker in courses at the Instituto de Empresa, the Madrid Bar Association and ICADE’s MBA program.