Leave

Information on annual leave, sick leave, maternity, paternity and parental leave, public holidays and other leave.

Spain :: Voluntary prolonged leave

‘Excedencia Voluntaria’, or voluntary prolonged leave, is a period of unpaid leave given at the request of an employee extending for between 4 months and 5 years in duration …

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Spain :: Public holidays 2022

  January 1 New Year’s Day (Saturday) January 6  Epiphany (Thursday) April 15 Good Friday  August 15 Assumption (Monday) October 12 National Day (Fiesta Nacional de España) (Wednesday)  November 1 All Saint’s Day (Tuesday)  December 6 Day of the Spanish Constitution (Tuesday) December 8 Immaculate Conception (Thursday) Note: These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates …

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Spain :: Public holidays 2023

  January 6 Epiphany/Epifania del Senor (Friday) April 7 Good Friday  May 1  Labour Day (Monday)  August 15 Assumption Day (Tuesday) October 12 National Day (Thursday)  November 1 All Saints Day (Wednesday)  December 6 Constitution Day (Wednesday)  December 8 Immaculate Conception (Friday) December 25 Christmas Day (Monday) Note: These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates …

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Spain :: Public holiday practices

The system of national and regional public holidays in Spain is rather complex and this makes it very difficult for national and international employers to function effectively at certain parts of the year …

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Spain :: Sickness absence

Royal Decree 625/2014 came into force on September 1st 2014 making changes to the legal provisions regarding sick leave procedures during the first 365 days of a worker’s incapacity in Spain …

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Spain :: Other leave

Spanish employees are entitled to 15 days’ additional paid leave to cover the period of their marriage …

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Spain :: Maternity, paternity and parental leave

◉ Maternity leave The maternity leave entitlement in Spain is 16 weeks, of which six weeks must be taken after the birth …

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Spain :: Annual leave

The minimum statutory paid holiday period is 30 calendar days (equivalent to 22 working days) …

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