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Portugal: a new law to better regulate telework

On 05 November 2021 the text amending the 2003 law on telework was approved and included a number of significant changes, including employer coverage of telework expenses, and the right to respect rest periods and holidays. The notion of an agreement between both parties (employer and employee) has been maintained and must be the subject of a written contract.

Through . Published on 09 November 2021 à 11h39 - Update on 09 November 2021 à 11h42

Parental right to telework extended. Parents of children aged 8 max. (instead of 3 previously) can ask to switch to telework, provided they alternate the childcare periods. This is the only situation where a prior agreement is not required.…

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