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Portugal: Unemployed people called to help homes and hospitals during the pandemic

Submitted by mmarquez on Fri, 04/03/2020 - 09:04

tsf.pt (01.04.2020) The unemployed will be allowed to work temporarily in social and health institutions. The measure created by the government and today published in Diário da República aims to support social and solidarity sector entities to face the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Portugal: Full salary payment for employees and independent workers mandated to self-isolate or who have to look after their children

Submitted by mmarquez on Mon, 03/30/2020 - 21:13

portugal.gov.ot (13.03.2020) It is equated with the disease of the situation of prophylactic isolation for 14 days of employees and independent workers of the general social security regime, motivated by situations of serious risk to public health decreed by the entities that exercise the power of health authority . With this change, workers who are decreed, by the health authority, the need for prophylactic isolation will have ensured the payment of 100% of the reference remuneration during the respective period.

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Portugal: Extraordinary professional support training

Submitted by mmarquez on Mon, 03/30/2020 - 20:54

portugal.gov.pt (13.03.2020) Extraordinary professional training support is created, in the amount of 50% of the worker's remuneration up to the limit of the National Minimum Wage, plus the cost of training, for the situations of workers not employed in productive activities for considerable periods, with the guarantee being given social protection of trainees and trainers in the course of training activities, as well as beneficiaries engaged in active employment policies who are prevented from attending training actions.

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