Definition and Types of Restrictive Covenants Agreements to restrict the activity of employees during employment or after contract termination are allowed under certain terms and conditions. Non-compete agreements/clauses (after termination) are enforceable only if the activity of the employee is likely to cause harm to the employer and payment of a non-competition compensation amount is […]
Can the employer monitor, access, review the employee’s electronic communications? According to the Portuguese Data Protection Authority, the employer may define the rules on the admitted private use of IT and communication means made available at the workplace and rules should form part of internal company regulations. In the workplace, surveillance cameras may be used […]
Extent of Protection The law expressly prohibits discrimination grounded on parentage, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family situation, economic situation, education, origin or social conditions, genetic heritage, reduced work capacity, disability, chronic disease, nationality, ethnic origin or race, territory of origin, language, religion, political or ideological beliefs and affiliation with trade union, […]
Requirements for Foreign Employees to Work A general principle foresees that expatriates working on work permit are granted equal rights and obligations as national employees – requires a written form of the employment contracts with expatriates working on work permit (non-EU). In accordance with the law, companies must assure the candidate holds a residence visa […]
Date: Wednesday 12 June 5 p.m. Central European Time (11 a.m. New York time)
Identifying key wage and hour risks confronting international retailers and strategies for compliance
- The webinar will feature a panel discussion among attorneys from United Kingdom, Canada, the United States and France with deep experience representing employers confronted with class action wage and hour cases and the myriad of issues arising from the unique scheduling demands of the retail industry as they collide with the growing push to ensure through local laws that employees receive sufficient time off and compensation.
- Jonathan Dye (Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti in Canada)
- Eric R. Magnus (Jackson Lewis in USA)
- Olivier Kress (Flichy Grangé in France)
- James Major (Clyde & Co in United Kingdom)
- Moderator: Rich Landau (Jackson Lewis in USA)
Date and time:
June 12, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm (CET)
Even in the era of far-reaching international trade agreements and regional economic and political partnerships, the majority of laws and regulations governing the workplace are still determined by the individual countries where employees work.
Spanning 6 continents, L&E Global’s member firms are ideally situated to provide clients with pragmatic, commercial advice necessary to achieve their objectives. Our members work closely with corporate, legal, human resources departments and corporate executives across a variety of sectors and industries to address the strategic and tactical issues that arise in the workplace.
Discover the most important labour and employment rules, regulations and best practices specific to each jurisdiction, conveniently together in one place.
New regulation was published in Portugal in January and will apply as from February the 1st, establishing minimum quotas for disabled workers (disability levels equal or over 60% disability classification) that must be adopted by medium and large-sized enterprises when engaging and organizing their workforce
Understanding the distinction between contractors and employees and the re-characterisation of a contractor into an employee
Recently, several amendments were made to the Portuguese Labor Code and other legal Acts towards strengthening the legislative framework for the prevention of harassment.