Labor and employment
Decree published by the municipality of Rio de Janeiro does not overlap with interministerial ordinance MTP/MS 14/22, which provides the use of face masks against covid-19 by employees in the work environment.
Interministerial Ordinance MTP/MS 17, published on April 1, 2022, amends Annex I of Joint Ordinance 20/2020, again updating the measures to be observed to prevent, control, and mitigate the risks of covid-19 transmission in work environments....
With the change in the federal rule, companies can no longer require masks for employees on their premises where state or municipal regulations exempt the use of face coverings.
New rules equate home office to teleworking. Companies must now expressly include teleworking or remote work services in the individual employment contract. The executive order has immediate legal effect, but its transformation into law depends on approval by the National Congress.
The changes are not significant to the point of requiring a review of the expatriation practices currently adopted, but companies should be aware of the peculiarities of providing services abroad to comply with applicable standards.
Find out what changes NR-1 has brought to the occupational risk management guidelines and requirements and check it out impacts on businesses.
New ordinance alters someprevention, control and mitigation measures of the risks of transmission of covid-19 in work environments.
A recent decision by the Superior Labor Court reinstates the acquisition of labor claims by the lawyer appointed in a case, opening space for investment funds to help professionalize this market.
Ordinance 672/21 unified and organized procedures, programs and conditions of safety and health at work, in addition to simplifying and expediting the issuance of the certificate through a single electronic system.
Established by Decree 10.854/21, the guidelines seek to give greater uniformity and harmony to the texts and the structure of the norms, in addition to simplifying, debureaucratizing and allowing the constant updating of their contents.
Created to review, compile and consolidate infralegal labor standards, the program aims to better align these standards with government public policies.
Decree 10.854/21, published this month, establishes the Permanent Program for Consolidation, Simplification and Debureaucratization of Illegal Labor Standards and reviews regulations involving various themes of labor legislation.