On 15 March 2021, the Constitutional Court analysed whether the Public Administration violated the right of one of its employees with Asperger syndrome to non-discrimination on grounds of disability. The claimant was penalised by the employer without taking his circumstances and request for reasonable adjustments at the workplace into account
On 25 January 2021, the Constitutional Court resolved an appeal filed by a Roma woman who considered she had been discriminated against on grounds of ethnicity due to the fact she had been denied a widow’s pension on the death of her husband
The Education Bill explicitly introduces equal treatment and non-discrimination based on sex, racial or ethnic origin, disability, age, illness, religion or belief, sexual orientation or gender identity
The Supreme Court of Spain has ruled in favour of an affirmative action by a university to grant senior professor positions to departments that have a lower percentage of women in these positions
The Constitutional Court has established that children with sufficient maturity and who are in a stable situation of transsexuality can request their change of sex and name in the civil registry.
The ruling of the Supreme Court of 21 of June 2019, appeal number 396/2019, states that sexual assault in which the victim did not expressly opposed to the offenders given the intimidating situation must be qualified as rape (and not as simple sexual abuse)
The ultra-right party "Vox" adopts as one of its first measures in the Andalusian Parliament the inquiry about the qualification of specialists in gender violence contracted by the Andalusian Government
The dissolution of Parliament and the announcement of early elections implies the withdrawal of the bill which contained a general reform of anti-discrimination legislation and the creation of an independent "Authority for equal treatment and non-discrimination"
The judgment of the National Court of 19 November 2018 annulled the statutes of a sex workers’ union arguing that prostitution cannot be considered a job and that, therefore, whoever exercises it cannot rely on the freedom of association to create a union
Law 6/2018, of 3 July 2018 (Final Disposition 38) has extended the paternity leave from four weeks to five weeks and has allowed the possibility to take the paternity leave in two parts.
Royal Decree 950/2018, of 27 July 2018, has applied the judgment of the CJEU of 9 November 2017, C-98/15 (Espadas Recio Case) and has, accordingly, modified the social security legislation so part-time workers have the right to the unemployment benefit taking into consideration the days that they have contributed to the social security system, and not only the days that they have effectively worked.
A new bill on equal pay between women and men was registered in the Congress of Deputies on 24 October 2017. On 22 February 2018 the bill has been submitted by the Congress and it will be discussed over the next months