LABOR NEWSLETTER | Federal Government issued Provisional Measures (“PM”) to boost the economy and provide social assistance for the most vulnerable workers
Due to the socio-economic impacts of the second wave of COVID-19 in Brazil, the Federal Government issued Provisional Measures (“PM”) 1,045 and 1.046 to boost the economy and provide social assistance for the most vulnerable workers.
The main measures renewed by PM 1,045/2021 refer to:
(i) Payment of a new emergency social assistance aid under the federal government’s duty;
(ii) Permission to downsize wages and working hours on pro rata basis, and;
(iii) Permission to set out a special temporary furlough for ongoing employment agreements.
Among other topics, PM 1,046/2021 covers the following:
(i) Individual vacation;
(i) Collective vacation.
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