Labor and Employment Law

02-23-2021
It was published in the official gazette the Decree-Law no. 14-B/2021, of 22 February, which expanded the exceptional financial aid for families due to the suspension of in person curricular and non-curricular activities to teleworkers and increased the amount to be paid to the beneficiaries and bear by Social Security.
01-20-2021
As advanced by the Portuguese Government and in order to face the new demands of a general confinement, several legal diplomas were approved and published which resulted in (i) changes to supports already in force, and (ii) the introduction of new support.
12-11-2020
The Decree Law 101-E/2020, of 7th December, which entered into force on 8th December 2020, one day after it was published in the Official Gazette, transposed into national law the Directive (EU) 2018/957 of The European Parliament and of the Council of 28 June 2018, regarding posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services in the European Union.
09-15-2020
The Portuguese Official Gazette (Diário da República) has published the Resolution of the Council of Ministers nº 70-A/2020 declaring the contingency situation throughout national mainland territory and ordering the adoption and, in some cases, renewal of exceptional measures for combatting COVID-19. These measures include changes in the remote work regime and how work is organized, which will be in force as from September 15, 2020.

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