EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Portugal: Time off for job search

Phase: Management
Time off for job search
Son değişiklik: 16 February, 2021
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Código do Trabalho

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Labour Code




During the prior notice period following the redundancy decision, the employee is entitled to a time credit in order to look for a new job (a time credit of two days per week without reduction of salary until the effective date of the redundancy).

These hours can be used by the worker whenever it is convenient as long as three days' notice about his or her intention to use this time is given to the employer.


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Cost covered by
  • Employer
Involved actors other than national government
National goverment only
No, applicable in all circumstances
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