Portugal will raise the monthly minimum wage to 820 euros by 2024
It was published in the official gazette Decree-Law no. 107/2023, of 17 November, ruling the increase of the minimum monthly wage, with effects from January 1, 2024, onwards.
Social Security Multilateral Convention of Portuguese Language Countries Community (“CPLP”) was approved
Decree no. 24/2023, of 25 August was published, approving the Multilateral Convention on Social Security of Portuguese Language Countries Community (“CPLP”).
Portugal: Decent Work Agenda New Regulation
The Decent Work Agenda consists of a reform of labour relations that includes measures to improve working conditions and, simultaneously, facilitate the conciliation of employees' professional and family life.
Portugal: Creation and regulation of the AVANÇAR program
This program grants financial support to employers who enter open-ended employment contracts with young unemployed persons aged 35 or under.
Whistleblowing channels at companies in Spain: the key aspects of the new law protecting whistleblowers from all angles
The law protecting whistleblowers in Spain requires companies with 50 or more workers to have an internal whistleblowing system in place and sets out fines of up to €1,000,000.
Portugal: Amendments to the Sustainable Employment Commitment measure
Ordinance no. 109/2023, of April 19 was published in the Official Gazette, introducing amendments to the Sustainable Employment Commitment measure (“Compromisso Emprego Sustentável”).
Portugal: Meal allowance amount increases to € 6.00
Ordinance no.107-A/2023, of April 18th was published in the Official Gazette (Diário da República), increasing, from € 5.20 to € 6.00, the meal allowance amount for civil servants.
The European Parliament approves the proposal for a directive on the pay gap
The European Parliament approves the proposal for a directive to strengthen the application of the principle of equal pay between men and women with the aim to close the pay gap.
Decent Work Agenda in Portugal: Main changes to labor legislation come into force on May 1, 2023
Law no. 13/2023 of 3 April has been published in the Official Gazette, introducing amendments to the Labor Code, Law no. 105/2009 of 14 September (Labor Code Regulation), Decree-Law no. 66/2011 of 1 June and the Social Security Contributions Code.
Four-day workweek: a myth or reality?
Recently we have been seeing more and more countries launch initiatives to test the possibility of implementing a four-day week. We will take a look at Spain and Portugal and other projects underway in Europe on our Labor and Employment Law Blog.