This Royal Decree-Law included, among other measures, the mandatory registration of working time. This hourly record applies to all working people, regardless of their category or professional group, and in all sectors of activity and companies, provided they are included in the scope of application defined in Article 1 of the status of workers, which includes teleworking and other flexible hours formulas, as well as mobile workers such as commercial workers. The only exceptions are certain labor relations of a special nature, such as senior management staff.
Ministry of Labor, Migration and Social SecurityBetween May and October, the Labor and Social Security Inspectorate has completed 5,363 files related to the registration of working hours and working time, 3.9% more than in the immediately preceding semester (November 2018 to April 2019). In these files, 980 infractions have been found, 9.8% more than in the previous six months, which means that infringements in terms of working time have been detected in 18.3% of the companies inspected.
The amount of the sanctions claimed amounts to 1,263,378.5 euros, of which 113,181 euros have been proposed in files that deal exclusively with the registration of working hours and 1,150,197.5 euros in files registered in the specific campaign regarding working time developed by the Inspection. In the actions of this campaign, the existence of the working day record has been reviewed and it has been used as a means of proof for the performance of the inspection action.
To reinforce and increase the actions carried out in these six months, the Labor and Social Security Inspection, in coordination with the Autonomous Communities, will launch in 2020 a new specific inspection campaign on the hourly register.
Time and campaign registration records
Specifically, during these six months 2,010 files have been initiated by the Inspection that deal exclusively with the registration of working hours, of which 505 have been finalized. As a result, a total of 107 infractions have been proposed and 189 have been made. rectification requirements.
On the other hand, within the specific campaign on labor time developed annually by the Labor and Social Security Inspectorate, 4,858 files have been finalized. In this context, 873 infractions have been proposed for a combined amount of 1,150,197.5 euros in terms of working time and overtime. In addition, 1,482 requirements have been made.
With the sum of both actions, the Labor and Social Security Inspection has completed between May and October the aforementioned 5,363 files related to the registration of working hours and working time, 3.9% more than in the immediately previous semester.