Government sends to Congress labor reform by the end of the year, says minister

The minister recalled that the labor legislation dates from the 40 and new economic activities were merged into CLT.
20/07/2016 12h27 - Updated 20/07/2016 12h27
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The Minister of Labour and Social Security, Ronaldo Nogueira, he said today (20), that the government of interim president Michel Temer will send to Congress later this year a proposal for labor reform and another to regulate outsourcing.

During breakfast with journalists, he recalled that the Brazilian labor legislation dates from the 40 and that, from there to here, new economic activities were incorporated into the consolidation of labor laws (CLT). "She turned a patchwork that allows subjective interpretations", opined.

Second or minister, the proposed labor reform being prepared by the government will enhance the collective bargaining and address issues such as salary and journey, but will not allow, for example, the installment vacation or thirteenth salary.

"CLT will be updated in order to simplify, so that the interpretation is the same for the worker, the employer and the judge ", said. "Rights are not repealed", completed.


About regulatory outsourcing, Nogueira said that elements of the proposal passed the House of Representatives may be availed, but did not elaborate. According to him, a working group will be created to define what is and what specialized services may be outsourced.

"We will bring the worker, the employer and experts in the field to improve the proposals of outsourcing in search of a consensus ", highlighted. "This discussion of end-activity and activity-medium is irrelevant at this point".

the employment protection

The Labor Department also said that plans to make permanent the Protection Program Employment (PPE) by sending a bill to Congress.

The tool is designed to protect jobs in times of temporary reduction in economic activity and provides, for example, reduction of up to 30% the journey and salary through collective agreement. The expiry date initially scheduled for the program is the end of 2017.

"It's a relief policy to ensure employment", the minister said. "Brazil is resuming employability and confidence in the market. Companies will not need the PPE, but it will be a program that will be available for all sectors that are in crisis ", concluded.

Source: Agency Brazil

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