1. Types of Representations Workers’ associations in Portugal include: trade unions, federations, unions and confederations. 2. Nomination of Representatives Employees are elected as workplace union representatives by direct secret ballot. Union representatives are entitled to special rights.
Social Security Several sectorial compensation funds mostly incorporated during the second decade of the twentieth century and in a nationwide basis are at the origin of the Portuguese Social Security system. These insurance funds were included in the Social Security System in the 70s, giving rise to the unified Social Security System. However, the General […]