The government is waiting for its approval this Tuesday. minister council invoice Employment where the manager aims to increase the effectiveness of active policies in favor of those who want to join the labor market, those who have lost or are at risk of losing their jobs. The text, which El Periódico de Catalunya has access to, introduces some changes over the first version approved by the Executive Board last December. One of the main innovations of the new text, Lowers the age for priority attention in employment agencies and provides access to active education policies from age 50 to age 45protection against displacement or unemployment.
Latter, raises the definition of youth from 25 to 30 for the purpose of a group hard job placement, which is of primary interest to you. The latest draft also reduces the role of municipalities defers the definition of the joint service portfolio for the unemployed in the design of public employment services and to the future regulatory development of this law.
The new employment law, which transforms the existing State Public Employment Service (Sepe) back into the new Spanish Employment Agency, will go to Congress from this Tuesday after receiving input from the regional governments of which they are the main executors. active employment policies and social actors in the last six months. The ratification of this law is part of Spain’s commitments with the EU for access to European Next Generation EU funds. According to this commitment, the rule to increase the efficiency of public employment services should come into effect in the fourth quarter of this year. The standard provides for the modernization of the existing system. Single Employment Portal to turn it into a kind of public ‘knowledge jobs’, where companies and platforms need to register their vacancies. And so citizen can find all job offers on the same website.
The most recent version of the text clearly lays out definitions by age for priority attention in employment agencies. For juvenile assessment, the threshold was raised from 25 to 30, and while veterans were explicitly required to be over 45 years of age, 50 years had to elapse as a reference for the statement to be defined prior to the statement.person mature age” for the purposes of this law. women, people victims of abusethose with disabilities, those with a non-normative identity or those of foreign origin.
In any case, labor law, facing its parliamentary process, opens the door to changing the definition of vulnerable groups and adapting it to the conditions of the moment, paying attention to the “socio-labor reality of every moment”, and when will it happen? be precise, the way to belong to such groups”, according to the text.
Another definition that has changed is “proper placement”, this is understood as offers that the public employment services can send to the citizen and which he must accept if he receives public benefit. According to the text, “Placement in the occupation requested by the worker will be considered appropriate in any occupation that matches their education, professional qualifications, previous experience or job interests, as well as their usual occupation or physical and educational abilities”. In addition, the proposed placement must be indefinite, with a salary “equivalent to the salary determined in the industry for which the job is offered,” and never less than the minimum interprofessional salary (SMI).
Less power for municipalities
Although most of the budget allocated for active policies is determined by the Ministry of Labour, autonomous communities Those who carry out occupation policies in the field. And to the extent that they accepted this authority as constitutional, they intervened in their favor in changing the text. This is reflected in the reduction of the role. town halls and because the comparison of municipalities with autonomies in defining and designing active employment policies promises to reduce their power in this regard and atomize their authority.
In the new wording, municipal services will not be part of the new National Employment System (reserved for the new Spanish Employment Agency and public employment services of the autonomous communities), but “collaborating organizations”, same as private agencies or platforms. In any case, to include city councils, the Worker opens the door for them through his ‘formed’ figure.program agreements‘. In other words, certain agreements with a budget and certain goals SEPE or with municipal organisations, universities or chambers of commerce and regional services for a period not exceeding four years.
Another difference between the bill approved by the Council of Ministers last December and the law to be re-approved this Tuesday is the definition of the common portfolio of services for citizens. More precisely, the lack of definition with the new style. In the first version, the text explained a list of rights anyone could claim from employment agencies. Like getting at least one suitable job offer within the first year. It has now been determined that these fundamental and common rights of any community in any employment service will be established by regulation currently unspecified, according to the text to which El Periódico de Catalunya has access.