Industrial relations in Spain

  • Main trade union confederations:
    • CCOO Trade Union Confederation of Workers' Commissions 
      (Confederación Sindical de Comisiones Obreras)
    • UGT-E General Workers' Union - Spain 
      (Unión General de Trabajadores)
    • USO Workers' Union - Spain 
      (Unión Sindical Obrera)
    • ELA Basque Workers' Union 
      (Euskal Sindikatua)

The state of pension reforms

Background summary

  • An overview of pension reforms since 2011. Read more.

Strikes: latest developments and data

  • Background summary
    • The right to strike is a fundamental right in the Spanish Constitution. The legal regulation of the right dates back to 1977 –it is a piece of legislation predating the Constitution itself-. Ever since, the Parliament has been unable to pass more updated legislation on the right to strike, due in part to a lack of consensus between the social partners. Read more.