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Decree Law No. 32/2021

Publication: Republic Diary No. 92/2021, Series I of 2021-05-12
  • Issuer: Presidency of the Council of Ministers
  • Diploma Type: Decree Law
  • Number: 32/2021
  • Pages: 3 - 5

Summary in plain english

What is it?

This decree-law amends the extraordinary support for the gradual resumption of activity scheme in companies in a situation of business crisis with a temporary reduction of the normal working period (PNT).

What is going to change?

Companies with a fall in turnover of 75% or more may continue to reduce the PNT of their workers up to a maximum of 100% during the months of May and June 2021.

In June, this reduction is limited up to 75% of the workers employed by the employer, unless their activity falls within the sectors of bars, discos, recreational parks and event catering or preparation.

What advantages does it bring?

This support is a fundamental instrument for responding to the economic difficulties caused by the COVID-19 disease pandemic and for maintaining jobs.

It is therefore being progressively adapted to the needs of the companies at any given time.

It ensures the progressive lifting of the confinement measures, with a gradual and phased resumption of economic activities.

When does it enter into force?

This decree-law enters into force on 13 May 2021 and takes effect from 1 May 2021.

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