"After undergoing various changes for approval by the Chamber of Deputies on August 13, 2019, the bill arising in response to the Economic Freedom Executive Order went to vote in the Federal Senate.

On August 21, 2019, the Federal Senate approved the text of the bill with the removal of one more point that impacted on labor and employment law: the authorization to work on Sundays and holidays.

Initially, the bill authorized work on Sundays and holidays, which payment must be remunerated at twice the usual amount (100% premium), unless a compensatory day off is granted to the employee, and the weekly rest must only be on a Sunday, once every four weeks.

Because of this exclusion, the rule for work on Sundays and holidays should remain as currently provided for by labor and employment law.

If the bill is signed, the labor law will have the following impacts:"

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