Published in a supplement to the Portuguese official gazette, Law no. 48-A/2014, of July 31, carries out the second amendment to Law no. 23/2012, of June 25, extending the period of suspension of the provisions of collective bargaining instruments and the clauses of employment contracts, which entered into force before August 1, 2012, and that provide for:
- Accrued payment of overtime work above the limit established by the Portuguese Labour Code; and
- Remuneration of normal work performed on public holidays or compensatory rest period for that same work, in a company not required to suspend the operation on those days.
According to this extension, the same shall be suspended until December 31, 2014.
This Law came into force today.