Alterations to Labor Reform - Closing of the validity of Provisional Measure nº 808/2017

On April 25, 2018 was published in the Official Federal Gazette, the Declaratory Act of the National Congress Board No. 22/2018 to announce the end of Provisional Measure No. 808/2017, valid since April 23rd, 2018, which regulated a few provisions of the Labor Reform. We highlight below the main changes:

  • the journey known as 12 x 36 can be signed by individual agreement;
  • moral and non-material damage limitation – as from 5 times up to 50 times the employees’ last compensation;
  • pregnant women remain with the possibility of working in unhealthy activities perceiving the respective additional, if authorized by hers physician;
  • Employees’ under intermittent agreement will be entitled to receive welfare (unemployment aid) and FGTS penalty, in case of termination.
  • The intermittent labor provisions, including the forbiddance of hiring a former employee before 18 months, were suppressed.

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Leonardo Biar
Partner | Head of Labor and Social Security Areas
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