Officials, one step away from achieving the 35-hour work week


New advance towards the recovery of the 35 hour shift a week for public workers. CCOO and UGT signed yesterday with the Minister of Finance and Public Administration, Maria Jesus Montero, the Framework Agreement for a 21st Century Administration, reached a few weeks ago and which contemplates a salary increase of 9.5% between 2022 and 2024 for public employees. This commitment in labor matters includes improvements such as 35 hour weekly shift.

Likewise, the Government of Spain also considers the start-up of telecommuting, a modality that could begin to be implemented as early as January. However, the trade union representatives, who are asking for their own standard to regulate the remote work. But the thing does not end there, both parties have also agreed repeal of cuts implemented in 2012 and the repeal of the abolition of partial retirement for civil servants. In addition, Equality plans will be developed and negotiated in all Public Administrations, as well as the implementation of sexual and gender-based harassment protocols.

Another point of the agreement is digitization and social dialogue, with the guarantee of maintaining face-to-face attention. A specific digitization plan will also be carried out in areas with a smaller and more dispersed population. In addition, in its intention to modernize the Public Administration, it will also seek to attract and retain talent, recover lost public employment and rejuvenate the templates. This includes the commitment to reduce temporary employment in public employment.

35-hour work day for public employees

The current limitations are eliminated so that each Public Administration establishes, after collective bargaining in the corresponding table or body, a 35-hour work week for the personnel at its service and that of its Institutional Public Sector.


*The article has been translated based on the content of If there is any problem regarding the content, copyright, please leave a report below the article. We will try to process as quickly as possible to protect the rights of the author. Thank you very much!

*We just want readers to access information more quickly and easily with other multilingual content, instead of information only available in a certain language.

*We always respect the copyright of the content of the author and always include the original link of the source article.If the author disagrees, just leave the report below the article, the article will be edited or deleted at the request of the author. Thanks very much! Best regards!

For all the latest news click here

Denial of responsibility! HOS is an automatic aggregator around the global media. All the content are available free on Internet. We have just arranged it in one platform for educational purpose only. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials on our website, please contact us by email – at The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.