In July, 712,000 people were removed from temporary layoffs leaving a total of 1.11 million workers with their contracts totally or partially suspended. An average of 23,000 workers per day have left this situation in , which means that two out of three affected by ERTEs have already returned to activity.
The Ministry of Inclusion, Social Security and Migration reported on Tuesday that of the total number of workers affected by an ERTE in July, 932,609 were due to force majeure and 185,933 to other causes.
Finally, analysing the data between 12 March and 30 April, it can be seen that 947,896 jobs were destroyed, most of them temporary. Of these, a total of 277,485 jobs have already been recovered between 1 May and the last day of July. Therefore, 670,411 jobs that have disappeared since the beginning of the pandemic have yet to be recovered.