Employment in Spain is highly regulated, with the main purpose to protect an employee’s rights. The regulations are complex: jobs are grouped into categories, and each category has a different set of regulations, called the “Convenio Colectivo”.
These convenios regulate, for example, the legal salary range for each job, hours in a work day, vacation days per year. The following norms, though, generally hold true for employment in Spain:
So, our advice to employers in Spain: