The Ministry of Equality has prepared, together with the Ministry of Employment and employee and employer representatives, an informative document that seeks to facilitate compliance with pay audit obligations.
Listed companies should aim to have at least 40% of non-executive director positions filled by members of the under-represented sex, or 33% of all director positions, including executive directors. The deal also sets out guidelines for selection processes.
In guidelines published by the Ministry, it details the information that must be provided by the company to the workers’ representatives and to the workers themselves. The document includes a tool/questionnaire to determine and systemize the obligations relating to the use of algorithms.
By Order 7048/2022, of 27 May, issued by the Portuguese Tax Authorities’ General Director, it was published the new list of taxpayers whose tax situation should be followed by the Unit of Large Taxpayers ("Unidade dos Grandes Contribuintes"), and therefore are covered by the Large Taxpayers obligations as of the day of entrance in force of the referred Order (3 June 2022).
The Government approved, through Dispatch n.º 49/2022-XXIII, of May 24, the following measures.
The Ministry for Labor and Social Economy has published on its website the job assessment tool which will facilitate compliance with equal pay obligations.
This new contribution will have to be charged as of 1 July 2022 over plastic or multi-material with plastic packages and in 2023 over packages made of aluminium or multi-material with aluminium.
On April 5 and 7, 2022, the Plenary of the National Supreme Court of Justice (SCJN) discussed the draft resolution for the unconstitutionality action 64/2021 filed by some Senators of the Congress of the Union against certain articles of the Decree of March 2021, by means of which several provisions of the Electricity Industry Law (LIE) were amended and added.
The order determines the maximum and minimum bases and rates effective as of January 1, 2022. The maximum contribution base amounts to €4,139.40.
Royal Decree Law 6/2022, of March 29, 2020, adopting urgent measures under the National Plan in response to the economic and social consequences of the war in Ukraine, published in the Official State Gazette on March 30, has introduced a number of labor and social security measures that come into effect on March 31, 2022.