Through the modification of arts. 4, 12, 34 and 35 of the Workers’ Statute, the Council of Ministers of March 8, 2019 has approved the obligation for companies to keep a time register.
– The obligation to control the daily work time by the employer includes the rest of obligations established in Directive 2003/88, on the limits of the duration of the working day, the daily rest, the limits of the duration of the work week, the weekly rest and those related to overtime.
– The modification, made by Decree, aims to control unpaid or fraudulent extra hours, for which it will be necessary to establish a system of entry and exit of work .
– Companies have a period of two months to implement a system of time control, the employer has the obligation to keep the time records for 4 years.
– Serious penalties are established for the case of non-compliance 626 and 6,250 euros for companies.