The federal government defined to Jornal de Negócios that beginning tomorrow, the nation and all firms suggest telecommuting, no matter dimension.
Beginning tomorrow, December 1st, we suggest telecommuting to all firms and international locations, In accordance with Jornal de Negócios, this Tuesday, November thirtieth.
The Prime Minister introduced a sequence of measures final Thursday to permit Portugal to take care of covid-19 within the coming weeks, which covers Christmas and New 12 months. Amongst them, the proposal of telecommuting was introduced. Antonio Costa mentioned: “Each time attainable, telecommuting is really useful to keep away from overexposure and worsening the pandemic.” Within the first week of January, distant working is necessary.
Council of Ministers DecisionThe assertion issued final Saturday reiterated: “In accordance with the provisions of Decree No. 79-A/2020 of October 1, it has been decided that between January 2 and 9, 2022, its present wording is necessary. All cities and cities within the nationwide territory undertake the telecommuting system-as lengthy because the related capabilities enable and employees have the situations to carry out these functions-and it’s anticipated that the scope of utility of the system will likely be expanded and mandatory changes will likely be made. Underneath the circumstances of Decree No. 8053-A/2021, it’s endorsed to use to the direct and oblique administrative departments of the nation and apply it to different public entities. So long as the related capabilities enable, it’s endorsed to make use of the telecommuting system on the territory of all the mainland nation” .
The decision of the Council of Ministers appears to point that telecommuting measures apply to firms with 50 or extra employees. Nevertheless, in response to Jornal de Negócios’ request for clarification from the administration, irrespective of what number of workers there are as of December 1, it’s endorsed to work remotely within the state and all firms.