Labor and Employment Law

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.
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.
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.
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.