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Special Information Briefing COVID-19 (No. 30): Royal Decree-law 30/2020, of 29 September, on social measures to defend employment


On 30 September 2020, Royal Decree-law 30/2020 of 29 September, on social measures to defend employment (“RDL 30/2020”), was published in the Official State Bulletin.

RDL 30/2020 incorporates employment and social security measures that expand upon and augment those already adopted by means of the previously approved Royal Decree-laws, such as Royal Decree-law 8/2020 of 17 March on extraordinary urgent measures to deal with the economic and social impact of COVID-19 (“RDL 8/2020”), Royal Decree-law 18/2020 of 12 May on social measures in defence of employment (“RDL 18/2020”), and Royal Decree-law 24/2020 of 26 June on social measures to stimulate employment and protect self-employed individuals and the competitiveness of the industrial sector (“RDL 24/2020”), especially with regard to the Temporary Workforce Restructuring Plans (“ERTEs”) and the conditions attached thereto.

In addition, it completes, and extends the periods for the application of, certain measures relating to residential leases and essential supplies.

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