Labor Newsletter 1st Quarter 2022

Legal update regarding the 1st quarter of 2022
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May 16, 2022

  • Laboratory

We can group the court decisions highlighted in this newsletter into three main sections: (i) transfer of undertakings, (ii) fixed-term contracts, and (iii) workplace accidents. In this newsletter, there is also a "bonus" section on substituting employees during strikes, which is particularly important in the event of social unrest. 

  •  Whistleblower channel 

As of June 18, companies with 50 or more employees must have a whistleblower channel. For those who were unable to attend—either in person or online—the whistleblowing conference that Cuatrecasas held in partnership with Expresso on May 11, you can watch the recording here

  •  Legislation 
  •  Extension ordinances 
  •  Portuguese case law 
  •  European Union case law 
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May 16, 2022