Guide: Work from home in Spain

Work from home in Spain
Work from home in Spain, according to Decree Law 28/2020, establishes that the tasks must be carried out by the employee, at a distance, that is to say, outside the offices. This can take place either at the individual's home or in a common space such as a coworking or a café.

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The health emergency experienced in the past 2020 worldwide, brought with it changes in terms of the social structure to which we were familiar. One of those changes was the increase in the work from home in Spain, also known as teleworking.

This was in response to complying with the social distancing that we had to have to avoid infections. However, today, even though we have already managed to overcome the pandemic, this modality of teleworking has become one of the most used worldwide.

For this reason, laws were created to regulate and protect the health and job stability of workers under the virtual modality.

In this guide, you will find information that will be useful for both the contractor and the person hired when carrying out their work from home.

Content of the guide for work from home in Spain

By reading this practical guide you will know the answer to the following questions:

  • Are additional costs generated by teleworking?
  • Is there any time control in teleworking?
  • Does the worker have the right to digital disconnection?
  • Is working from home mandatory?
  • Can the company control the workers?
  • What are the rights and obligations?
  • Are dismissals prohibited?
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Teleworking for companies

It can be considered that teleworking is a good option for companies since it reduces costs and allows the ease of carrying out more efficient procedures through virtuality. Also, being able to have flexible schedules and control over them leads to better productivity of their employees and therefore growth as companies in the market.

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