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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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portugal
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Employment

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Portugal: Deferral of contributions for employers and the self-employed

Submitted by mmarquez on Mon, 03/30/2020 - 17:53

covid19estamoson.gov.pt (20.03.2020) The Government approved a deferred payment scheme for social contributions due by employers and self-employed workers.  

 

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portugal
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Compliance and Contribution Collection
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Portugal: Extraordinary support for employers and employees

Submitted by mmarquez on Mon, 03/30/2020 - 17:42

covid19estamoson.gov.pt (20.03.2020)

The Extraordinary Support for maintaining employment contracts is an extraordinary financial support attributed to the company, per worker, destined exclusively to the payment of remuneration, during periods of temporary reduction of working hours or suspension of employment contracts. This support has an initial duration of up to one month, and can be extended monthly, up to a maximum of 3 months.

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portugal
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Unemployment
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Recent social policy developments in Luxembourg, Portugal and Turkey

Submitted by dfabbri on Wed, 04/24/2019 - 09:06

Europa (17.04.2019) Three new Flash Reports prepared by the European Social Policy Network (ESPN) are now available and provide information on the increase in the minimum wage by the new government in Luxembourg, the effort to lower the cost of public transport for users in Portugal, and social assistance programmes recently introduced in Turkey.

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turkey
luxembourg
portugal
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Social assistance
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[Report] OECD Reviews of Pension Systems: Portugal

Submitted by dfabbri on Fri, 03/22/2019 - 11:02

OECD (20.03.2019) This review provides policy recommendations on how to improve the Portuguese pension system, building on the OECD’s best practices in pension design. It details the Portuguese pension system and identifies its strengths and weaknesses based on cross-country comparisons.

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portugal
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Pensions
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ILO study: Portugal’s post-crisis policies boosted growth and employment

Submitted by dfabbri on Tue, 10/16/2018 - 09:42

ILO (12.10.2018) Successful results were supported by social dialogue between government and the social partners.  A mix of sound economic and social policies and constructive social dialogue between the government, workers’ and employers’ organizations have helped Portugal recover from the 2008 economic and financial crisis and have driven economic and employment growth, says a new ILO report.

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portugal
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Employment
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cipsocial.org | Home

Submitted by ruggia on Fri, 06/16/2017 - 08:20

The Information Center on Social Protection (CIPS) is a website that provides information in Portuguese on the social protection area (www.cipsocial.org).

Its main purpose is to, on the one hand, respond to the knowledge needs of the Portuguese Speaking Countries: Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, São Tome and Principe, Timor-Leste. On the other hand, make available information on the existing social protection realities of these countries.

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angola
cabo verde
mozambique
brazil
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Employment
Extension of coverage
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Pensions
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La baisse des retraites au Portugal légitime, selon les juges européens

Submitted by monitor on Fri, 09/25/2015 - 14:23

lequotidien.lu (24.09.2015) Le Portugal était fondé à diminuer, de manière « limitée et temporaire », les pensions de retraite dans le cadre du plan d’aide international qui l’a sauvé de la faillite en 2011, a estimé jeudi la Cour européenne des droits de l’Homme.

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portugal
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Pensions

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