Financial incentive measures – non-refundable aids for standard (approximate) amounts between € 1,755 and € 5,265 were approved to stimulate new employment amongst unemployed active people registered at the Portuguese employment and professional training agency (Instituto de Emprego e Formação Profissional)
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.
New legal provisions have been approved introducing gender quotas pursuant to attaining balanced representation between women and men in the director and supervisory bodies of public sector companies and listed companies.
Extension of scope for the special judicial mechanisms towards recognition of employment (as opposed to formal adoption of other non-employment alternatives) to all forms of undeclared work, including “fake” provision of services, internships and volunteering.
New legal framework for the employment contract of sports practitioners’ and sports practitioners’ training contracts, as well as contracts with sports agents in Portugal.
In order to ensure the correct application of, and to monitor compliance with, the substantive rules on the terms and conditions of employment to be respected with regard to posted workers, undertakings that post workers in the framework of the provision of services are subject to certain administrative requirements and control measures.
Legal standing is granted to organizations whose purpose is to defend or promote the rights and interests of workers of the European Union and members of their families concerning the exercise of the freedom of movement.