The government and representatives of workers’ and employers’ organizations have sealed the VI Labor Relations Agreement on the Protection of Employment adopting a number of measures targeted at extending the ERTE COVID-19 temporary collective layoff procedures . An increase in the minimum wage and other important measures from a labor standpoint have also been published.
The subjected question is one of most popular questions raised by the foreign invested entities in China. Our answer is YES. The Chinese entities need to contribute the PRC social security for foreign employees working in China, and said foreign employees need to contribute individual part of the PRC social security as well.
Decree-Law no. 71-A/2021, of August 13 was published in the official gazette, amending the extraordinary aid for the progressive resumption of activity (hereinafter, “APRA”) established in Decree-Law no. 46-A/2020, of July 30.
It was published in the Portuguese Official Gazette, the Council of Ministers’ Resolution no. 101-A/2021, of 30 July, which establishes the state of calamity throughout mainland Portugal until the 11:59 hours of the 31st of August 2021 and foresees the applicable legal regime.
It was published in the Official Gazette the Resolution of the Council of Ministers no 74-A/2021, June 7th, 2021, which, declared the state of calamity in mainland Portugal until 23:59 hours of June 27th, 2021 and stated the applicable rules.
The Portuguese Labor Code reform of 2019 established a trial period of 180 days for open-ended employment contracts with employees seeking their first job and for long-term unemployed persons.
It was published in the Official Gazette the Resolution of the Council of Ministers no 70-B/2021, 4th July, which, among other measures, establishes new rules for teleworking regime, applicable from 14th July, 2021.