6 FAQs about salary register in Spain (Royal-Decree 902/2020)
6 FAQs about salary register in Spain. Today (14 April) enter into force the Royal-Decree 902/2020 of 13 October, on equal pay for women and men:
1. WHICH COMPANIES ARE AFFECTED BY THIS NEW LAW?
All companies are obliged to prepare the salary register. In addition, those who are obliged to draw up an Equality Plan, have to additionally carry out a remuneration AUDIT.
2. A SINGLE REGISTER OR ONE REGISTER IN EACH WORK CENTER?
A SINGLE record for the entire company. It should refer to your entire workforce, including senior management and senior positions.
3. WHAT SHOULD IT INCLUDE?
The register must include the average values of salaries (wage), salary allowances and extra-salary perceptions of the workforce, separated by sex and distributed in accordance with the provisions of article 28.2 of the Workers’ Statute (ET)
To break down by sex the average and the median of what is actually received as salary, salary supplements/allowances and non-salary remuneration for each occupational group, professional category, level, position or any other applicable classification.
4. IF THERE IS WORKERS REPRESENTATIVES?
They have the right to know the full content of the registry. In addition, the representatives must be consulted, at least 10 days in advance, prior to the preparation of the registry (also if there are any modifications).
5. IF THERE IS NOT WORKERS REPRESENTATIVES?
In this case, the information to be provided by the company will be limited to the percentage differences that exist in the average salaries of men and women.
There is no mandatory one but there will be an indicative official model
Warning!: Labour and Social Security Inspectorate has already warned that it will monitor and penalize noncompliance.