Labor and Employment Law
On April 12, 2019 was published on Diário da República the Decree n. º 112-A/2019 that regulates the creation of the Contract-Generation measure (hereinafter “measure”), which consists on the assignment of financial incentives to indefinite and simultaneous hiring of young searching for their first job and unemployed of long and very long term.
Although the Act on Employee Capital Plans came into force on 1 January 2019, businesses still have time to make preparations for when the new laws take effect.
At the end of 2018, Peru approved a legal reform implementing new rules designed to allow vacation leave to be taken in a way that contributes to work/life balance in the private sector. And on the following February 5, Supreme Decree No 002-2019-TR, Regulations on Legislative Decree No 1405, was published, which adds to and clarifies the rules in force and enables companies to identify the main rules they must follow in relation to the taking of vacation entitlement among their workers.
It was published today in the official gazette the Ordinance no. 24/2019, of January 17, setting for the year of 2019, the indexing reference for social support in 435.76€.
The Foro Español de Laboralistas (FORELAB) has renewed its executive committee and unanimously re-elected Garrigues partner Rafa Giménez-Arnau as chairman, who will lead the association for the next two years.
It was published today in the Official Gazette Law no. 4/2019, of January 10th, which aims to promote the engagement of disabled persons and their introduction in the labor market, through the establishment of a mandatory quota system for disabled persons, with a disability degree equal or superior to 60%, in the employer’s headcount.