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Special agreement for employers and workers subject to legislation regulating short-time working and layoffs which includes workers who are 55 years of age or older.


Procedure in the special agreement for employers and employees subject to workforce reduction processes that include employees who are 55 years of age or older.

General Information


The purpose of the agreement is coverage for Permanent Disability, Death and Survival arising from common contingencies, Retirement and Social Services and Medical Assistance.


People included in layoffs by companies that are not involved in bankruptcy proceedings, who are 55 years of age or older and were not mutual society members on 1 January, 1967.

More information on beneficiaries


Form TA-0040-ERE


Original and copy:

  • Of the identification document of the worker and the representative of the company signing the agreement.
  • Of the layoff case file giving rise to the signing of the special agreement.
  • And proof of the legal representative's power of representation.
Where to process it:

At the Provincial or Administrative Offices of the Social Security Treasury General corresponding to the domicile of the applicant. If you have a digital certificate you can access the e-Office and submit the application form and required documentation online through the Special Agreement Registration process in the Social Security e-Office.


During the processing of the layoff.

More information on submission deadlines


It takes effect:

  • From the day following deregistration from the corresponding Scheme.
  • From the day following termination of the right to unemployment benefits.
  • Being included in a layoff
  • The worker must be 55 years of age or older
  • Not having the status of a mutual society member as of 01-01-1967

Reasons for expiry:

  • When the interested party acquires the status of pensioner due to retirement or permanent disability.
  • Due to the death of the interested party.
Other important information:
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