The approval of the new labor measures of the Trans Law in Spain has significant implications for companies with operations and employees in the country.
The law seeks to address discrimination against the LGBTQ+ community, promote equality and prevent hate crimes. However, this legislation also includes changes to labor laws that companies must comply with.
In this article, we will analyze the labor measures of the Trans Law, its impact on companies with employees in Spain, and how Employing In Spain can assist you with compliance.
The Trans Law introduces new obligations for employers, including the right of employees to express their gender identity in the workplace, the prohibition of discrimination in employment based on gender identity, and the duty of employers to prevent and act against discrimination.
Additionally, companies must ensure that their employment policies and procedures are in line with the principles of the law.
These obligations apply to all companies with employees in Spain, regardless of the size of the company or the number of employees.
The Trans Law affects the hiring policies of companies in Spain. The law requires that job advertisements and applications do not contain discriminatory language or requests for information related to gender identity.
Additionally, during the hiring process, companies must ensure that candidates are not discriminated against based on their gender identity.
Employers must also respect the gender identity expressed by their employees and allow them to use the bathroom and changing facilities corresponding to their gender identity.
The Trans Law also affects employment contracts. Companies must respect the gender identity expressed by their employees in all labor relations, including in employment contracts, payroll, and social security.
This means that employees can modify their identification data in these documents to reflect their gender identity.
Employers must also respect the name and pronouns chosen by their employees.
Failure to comply with the labor measures of the Trans Law may result in legal consequences for companies. Companies may face fines, disciplinary measures, or legal action by the affected employees.
Additionally, non-compliance with the law may damage the reputation of the company and lead to loss of customers or employees.
The Trans Law introduces new labor measures that companies with employees in Spain must comply with. Failure to comply with the law may result in legal consequences and damage to the reputation of the company.
At Employing In Spain, we are committed to assisting you with compliance with the new labor measures of the Trans Law.
Contact us today to schedule your appointment and learn how we can help you meet your employment goals and objectives.