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Main legislative changes to employment law

18/05/2016 Decree-Law 10/2016 of March 8 2016 has been approved. This new law re-establishes the 2015 transitional rules on access to early retirement pensions…

Supreme Court of Justice rules on employee dismissal following employer insolvency

21/12/2016 A recent Supreme Court of Justice decision examined whether the payment due for the termination of an employment contract as a result of a collective…

Appeal court rules on employer's decision to withdraw public holidays

04/01/2017 A recent Guimaraes Court of Appeal case examined the legality of an employer's decision to withdraw two public holidays from its employees. The...

Amendments to employment law introduced

28/09/2016 Law 28/2016 was published on August 23 2016. Under the heading 'Combatting modern forms of forced labour', the law introduces amendments to the…

Supreme Court considers lawfulness of employee dismissal

12/10/2016 A June 16 2016 Supreme Court of Justice decision (Case 3008/14.5TTLSB.L1.S1) is one of the most important recent developments in Portuguese case law…

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