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Brazil Approves Additional Labor Rights for Domestic Employees (Sunnyvale, CA)- The Brazilian government has approved a proposal that grants additional labor rights to domestic employees. The proposal which guarantees equal rights to both domestic and salaried workers is likely to incur a substantial increase in costs for domestic employers in Brazil, says Nair & Co.’s International HR Services Team. Previous Labor Rights Brazil has already granted minimum remuneration, irreducible salary, 13th salary, weekly day off (paid), holidays, maternity & paternity leave, notice period and retirement to the domestic workers. Newly Approved Additional Labor Rights The new labor rights include:  

Fixed working hours (8 hours/day and 44 hours/week), Overtime Payment- Minimum extra of 50% of a normal hour, additional 20% (for night work),

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Payment towards Unemployment Compensation Fund – 8%, Unemployment payment, compensation should be more than or equal to minimum pay, Discrimination based on color, age and marital status is prohibited.

Obligations of Domestic Employers Domestic employers must comply with the newly approved labor rights and maintain a good labor relationship with their employees. Subscribe to regular International HR Services alerts from Nair & Co. About Nair & Co. Nair & Co. provides you with your one touch outsourced finance, HR, legal and global tax compliance department for your international operations. If you are expanding abroad for the first time or increasing your global footprint, our turnkey solutions help you do so with minimal risk, stress and cost. We support 4000+ client operations in over 56 countries and have core offices in U.K., India, China, U.S., Japan and Singapore. Nair & Co. was named among the top 100 outsourcing services providers in the world by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP). Learn more at www.nair-co.com Get the latest press releases and updates on international tax, HR, Finance, compliance and other legal news at Nair & Co. Industry Alerts. Read more on: international business expansion, expat tax advice, international accounting services


Brazil Approves Additional Labor Rights for Domestic Employees  

The Brazilian government has approved a proposal that grants additional labor rights to domestic employees. The proposal which guarantees e...

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