|Tuesday||Jan-01||New Year's Day||01/01/2019||01/01/2019|
|Monday||Jan-07||Epiphany Holiday||Andalucia, Murcia||07/01/2019||01/07/2019|
|Thursday||Feb-28||Andalucía Day||Andalucía only||28/02/2019||02/28/2019|
|Friday||Mar-01||Balearic Day||Balearic Islands||01/03/2019||03/01/2019|
|Tuesday||Mar-19||Father's Day||Celebrated on St. Joseph' s day||19/03/2019||03/19/2019|
|Tuesday||Mar-19||St. Joseph's Day||Murcia, Valenciana only||19/03/2019||03/19/2019|
|Thursday||Apr-04||Feast of San Vincent Ferrer||Andalucía, Valenciana||04/04/2019||04/04/2019|
|Thursday||Apr-18||Maundy Thursday||except Catalonia||18/04/2019||04/18/2019|
|Friday||Apr-19||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday||19/04/2019||04/19/2019|
|Monday||Apr-22||Easter Monday||Balearic Islands, Basque Country, Catalonia, La Rioja, Navarra, Valenciana||22/04/2019||04/22/2019|
|Tuesday||Apr-23||Castile and León Community Day||Castile and León only. Commemorates of the Battle of Villalar in 1521||23/04/2019||04/23/2019|
|Tuesday||Apr-23||St Georges Day||National day of Aragon||23/04/2019||04/23/2019|
|Wednesday||May-01||Labour Day||Fiesta del trabajo||01/05/2019||05/01/2019|
|Thursday||May-02||Community Festival of Madrid||Madrid only. Marks a rebellion against the French during the War of Independence||02/05/2019||05/02/2019|
|Wednesday||May-15||Feast of St. Isidro||Madrid only. Patron Saint of Madrid||15/05/2019||05/15/2019|
|Friday||May-17||Galician Literature Day||Galicia only||17/05/2019||05/17/2019|
|Thursday||May-30||Canary Islands||The first session of the autonomous Canary Islands Parliament was May 30, 1983||30/05/2019||05/30/2019|
|Friday||May-31||Castilla-La Mancha||Día de la Región de Castilla La Mancha||31/05/2019||05/31/2019|
|Monday||Jun-10||La Rioja Day||Marks the approval of the statute of the autonomous community in 1982||10/06/2019||06/10/2019|
|Monday||Jun-10||Day of Murcia (observed)||Observed on the Monday after 9 June||10/06/2019||06/10/2019|
|Monday||Jun-10||Whit Monday||Catalonia. Also Known as Pentecost Monday||10/06/2019||06/10/2019|
|Thursday||Jun-13||Feast of St Anthony||Ceuta only||13/06/2019||06/13/2019|
|Thursday||Jun-20||Corpus Christi||Castilla-La Mancha. second Thursday after Whitsun||20/06/2019||06/20/2019|
|Monday||Jun-24||Feast of St John the Baptist||Catalonia, Galicia Only||24/06/2019||06/24/2019|
|Thursday||Jul-25||St James Day||Feast day of St. James, patron saint of Spain||25/07/2019||07/25/2019|
|Sunday||Jul-28||Day of Cantabria Institutions||Cantabria only||28/07/2019||07/28/2019|
|Monday||Aug-05||Our Lady of Africa||Ceuta only||05/08/2019||08/05/2019|
|Monday||Aug-12||Aid El Kebir||Ceuta, Melilla only. Feast of Sacrifice||12/08/2019||08/12/2019|
|Thursday||Aug-15||Assumption Day||Assumption of Mary||15/08/2019||08/15/2019|
|Monday||Sep-02||Ceuta Day||Día de Ceuta. Marks liberation from Portuguese control in 1415||02/09/2019||09/02/2019|
|Sunday||Sep-08||Day of Asturias||Celebrated on the birthday of the Virgin Mary||08/09/2019||09/08/2019|
|Sunday||Sep-08||Day of Extremadura||Celebrated on the birthday of the Virgin Mary||08/09/2019||09/08/2019|
|Wednesday||Sep-11||National Day of Catalonia||marks the anniversary of the recapture of Barcelona in 1714||11/09/2019||09/11/2019|
|Sunday||Sep-15||Lady of Aparecida||The Patron saint of Cantabria||15/09/2019||09/15/2019|
|Tuesday||Sep-17||Day of Melilla||Melilla only. Marks the taking of the city by Duke of Medina Sidonia in 1497||17/09/2019||09/17/2019|
|Wednesday||Oct-09||Valencian Community Day||Anniversary of King James I of Aragons capture of the city from the Moors in 1238||09/10/2019||10/09/2019|
|Saturday||Oct-12||Hispanic Day||Columbus Day||12/10/2019||10/12/2019|
|Friday||Nov-01||All Saints' Day||01/11/2019||11/01/2019|
|Saturday||Nov-09||Our Lady of the Almudena||City of Madrid Only||09/11/2019||11/09/2019|
|Tuesday||Dec-03||Feast of St Francis Xavier||Navarra only.||03/12/2019||12/03/2019|
|Sunday||Dec-08||Immaculate Conception Day||08/12/2019||12/08/2019|
|Monday||Dec-09||Immaculate Conception Holiday||Andalucia||09/12/2019||12/09/2019|
|Thursday||Dec-26||Day after Christmas||Balearic islands||26/12/2019||12/26/2019|
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Minimum monthly wage is 900€. Spain receives 14 monthly salaries.
Fulltime employment is considered 40 hours weekly, and 9 daily hours (maximum unless agreed otherwise).
*Workers are entitled to a weekly rest period of 1.5 consecutive days.
Overtime may not exceed 80 hours annually.
Employers contribute 23.6% of workers wages, employees contribute 4.7%.
Employers contribute 29.9%. 31.1% for fixed term contracts
Employees contribute 6.35%.
6.4% for fixed term contracts
Employees dismissed on disciplinary grounds are not required to receive notice of dismissal. In cases of redundancy, dismissal can be on grounds of economic, organizational, technical or productive reasons. Termination notice must be provided in writing, and the notice period is agreed upon in employment contract.
Employers should provide 15 days of notice, and if notice isn’t given, payment in lieu shall be given.
Employers should pay 20 days of salary pay per year of service up to 12 months.
If the dismissal is declared unfair (a dismissal without cause) by a judge, the employer may reinstate the employee or pay a statutory severance payment. Employees affected by a redundancy will be entitled to receive a legal severance payment and an advance notice in writing of the termination of the contract. A worker who is dismissed for disciplinary reasons is not entitled to severance pay.
30 vacation days are granted.
Employees are entitled to a maximum of 18 months’ sick leave in cases of illness or injury. Once the 18-month period has expired, employees can be designated as permanently ill and claim a social security pension. Employees receive social security payments during the sick leave period.The amount of social security payment paid by the employer during sick leave caries depending on the employees' salary and position.
Maternity leave can be taken at a maximum of 16 weeks immediately after birth. Employees on Maternity leave receive social security payments during the leave period equal to 100% of the mothers average monthly salary.
Fathers can take up to eight weeks of fully paid leave. The first two weeks must be taken immediately following the birth of the child, with the other six weeks during the baby’s first year.
Employees have the right of leave up to three years to attend to the care of each child, whether natural, adopted or being fostered permanently or as pre-adoptive measures.
Females workers have the right to one hour of absence from work each day to breastfeed an infant of less than nine months. This can be divided into two half-hour periods.
Pay Frequency usually on a monthly basis, for work between the first and last day of the month.
21% standard rate.
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