Labor and Employment Law

Following the announcement of the labor reform agreement, the BOE published the text that, among other things, modifies the type of contracts, establishes new flexibility mechanisms and reintroduces the ultra-activity of collective bargaining agreements. 
Decree-Law no. 119/2021, was published in Official Gazette, increasing the minimum amount of unemployment subsidy (employees) and establishing the enhancement of this subsidy, as well as of the subsidy for termination of activity (economically dependent self-employed workers) and of the subsidy for termination of professional activity (Members of the Board, directors and self-employed workers with a corporate activity) to beneficiaries in a situation of special necessity.
Decree-Law no. 119-B/2021, of December 23 was published in the Official Gazette, extending the granting period of the exceptional aid for family due to the suspension of in-person curricular and non-curricular activities to the period between 27 and 31 December 2021.
It was published in Official Gazette the Council of Ministers’ Resolution no. 157/2021, which sets forth the state of calamity throughout mainland Portugal until 11:59 p.m. of March 20th,2022 and reinstates a regime of adaptation of the working conditions, as well as the Decree-Law no. 104/2021, which brings back the exceptional aid for families due to the suspension of in-person curricular and non-curricular activities.