Developments in relation to employment and Social Security matters for 2019

The present note seeks to abridge the main novelties in relation to Labour and Social Security matters which have been released in recent months, as well as to provide a brief note in regards of other relevant measures on Labour matters which are under the Government and social agents’ consideration.


  • Royal Decree 1462/2018, of December 21, which establishes the Minimum Inter-professional Salary for 2019, which came into force on January 1, 2019 (BOE 27-12-2018).
  • Royal Decree-Law 28/2018, of December 28 for the pensions’ revaluation and other urgent measures in regards of social, labour and employment matters (BOE 29-12-2018), validated by the Congress of Deputies on January 22, 2019 (BOE 29-1-2019) which came into force on January 1, 2019.
  • Ordinance TMS/83/2019 January 31, which develops the legal regulations on Social Security contributions, unemployment, protection for cessation of activities, Wage Guarantee Fund and professional training for financial year 2019 which came into force on February 3, 2019 with effect from 1-1-2019 (BOE 2-2-2019).
  • Organic Law 3/2018, December 5, on Data Protection and Guarantee of Digital Rights, which came into force on December 7, 2018 (BOE 6-12-2018).

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