Basic concepts such as subordination, personality and remuneration are common in employee definitions in both Brazil and Canada. These and other fundamental information on labour law and justice in both countries are detailed, in articles by the attorneys Beatriz Frambach and Pablo Mourente, from D&A, and Marc-Alexandre Girard, from law firm Dunton Rainville.
With the purpose of clarifying questions related to labour relations in the middle of the emergency situation in which many states of Brazil find themselves, our lawyers Beatriz Frambach, Karen Buralde and Pablo Mourente, from the Labour Relations Team of David & Athayde Advogados, prepared this infographic they present some measures that can be taken by companies and industries during the Coronavirus pandemic, which do not directly impact on the cutting of personnel, and can be good solutions if customized to the specifities of your bussiness in Brazil.
It is quite a common-sense opinion, at least for Brazilians or people who already know the Brazilian market, that the employment costs in Brazil are very high. And the reason is not only related to the employment taxes, but also explained by the various workers' rights granted by the Brazilian legislation, such as 30 calendar days of paid vacation leave per every year of contract and the extra month salary per year that all employees are entitled to (the so-called 13th salary).
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