28 Duben 2017
Promoting gender equality, upgrading education and skills and a Green Paper on labour relations are among the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in Portugal in the first quarter of 2017.
13 Březen 2017
A national survey, carried out in 2015, sheds light on how men and women in Portugal use their time. It shows that, especially with regard to paid work and unpaid care work, the working day for women is, on average, longer than it is for men and that women spend longer on unpaid care work.
31 Leden 2017
The approval of the State budget for 2017, a tripartite commitment on the minimum wage and the debate on the revitalisation of collective bargaining are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in Portugal in the fourth quarter of 2016.
05 Srpen 2016
The re-introduction of four holidays and the 35-hour week in the public sector; as well as job precariousness and unemployment, are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in Portugal in the first quarter of 2016.
23 Květen 2016
The increasing use of temporary work, and temporary agency work in particular, has been addressed in two recently published studies. The dynamics of temporary employment between 2008 and 2014 in the EU28 and the 19 countries in the e...
13 Květen 2016
Concern about the increasing use of short-term contracts and precarious employment, the reversal of some austerity measures by the new socialist government, and tripartite agreement on an increase in the minimum wage are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in the Portugal in the first quarter of 2016.
15 Únor 2016
Emigration is at its highest since 1973 due to high unemployment, job insecurity and deteriorating working conditions. Recent data indicate that an increasing proportion of emigrants are highly qualified, stoking concerns of a 'brain drain'. Meanwhile, official statistics show a drop in unemployment in 2015, but various organisations dispute the figures, arguing that certain population groups are wrongly excluded from unemployment statistics.
28 Září 2015
Immigrants are among the groups particularly affected by rising unemployment and deteriorating working conditions in Portugal. A recent study has looked at how three main groups of immigrants, from Brazil, Cape Verde and Ukraine, access the country's labour market. It also analyses their specific difficulties when unemployed, particularly in applying for social protection.
05 Srpen 2015
In Portugal, the predominance of insecure and flexible forms of work among young people is seen as a serious risk associated with the transition into adulthood. Portugal continues to suffer from high unemployment and job precariousness, w...
29 Červenec 2015
Harassment at work has gained growing attention in Portugal and a new guide for employers aims to raise awareness of the issue among workers. In March 2013, the Commission for Equality in Labour and Employment (Comissão para a Igualdade n...