Labor and Employment Law
Decree-Law no. 73/2018, of October 17, was published in the Official Gazette, extending the scope of the special regime for early access to retirement pension to the beneficiaries of Social Security general system, or civil servants social protection system, with very long careers, initiated at the age of 16 or under, in the following terms:
It was published today in the Official Gazette, Law no. 60/2018, of 21 August, establishing new measures to promote equal pay between men and women for equal work or work of equal value.
It was published today in the Official Gazette Notice no. 94/2018, with the Administrative Agreement executed between Portugal and Mozambique, related to Convention on Social Security executed between the Portuguese Republic and the Republic of Mozambique.
On July 29, 2018, will enter into force the Directive (EU) 2018/957, of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 28 June 2018, amending Directive 96/71/EC, regarding the posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services.
It was published today in the Official Gazette the Notice no. 84/2018 with the Administrative Agreement executed between Portugal and The Philippines, related to Convention on Social Security executed between the Portuguese Republic and the Republic of the Philippines (please refer to our Alert regarding this Convention here).
The Decree-law 53/2018, of July 2, 2018, entered into force and introduced several amendments in the legal framework for social protection in the event of unemployment, illness and parenthood.
Judgment of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in the case C-518/15 was published, in which ECJ had to define once again if stand-by time regime, where an employee has to be available to the employer, should be considered “working time” or “rest period”.