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SPECIAL LABOUR IMMOVABILITY EXTENDED TO ALL WORKERS IN THE PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SECTORS FROM 01/01/2013 TO 31/12/2013

According to the announcement made by the Minister of Communication and Information Today, via Presidential Decree No. 9322, special immovability was extended to all workers in the private and public sectors governed by the Labour Law.

The contents of the decree were adjusted in order to comply to the new labor law that took effect in May of this year, as such, the special immovability apply in the following cases: a) any employee hired for an indefinite period from one (01) months of service; b) fixed-term contract workers until expiration of the term set forth in the contract; c) workers hired for a specific task until it has completed all of the work or part thereof constituting its obligation.

Excluded from the scope of this Decree, are direction workers (executives in charge of company decisions), seasonal, casual or occasional workers.