Portugal will study the impact of a four-day working week following the approval of a left-wing parliamentary resolution during the debate on the 2022 state budget.
The Liver Initiative, approved by parliament, has committed the government of socialist Antonio Costa to “promoting a broad national debate and social consultation on a new model of organization of work, including a four-day work week, greater harmony between work”. As a way to promote and personal and family life.
It also considers conducting a study and «A pilot program» on the new model of work organizationFrom four-day weeks to blended face-to-face and remote working formulas.
increase in pension
Budget debate also allowedTry an extraordinary increase of 10 euros per month For pensions up to 1,108 Euros.
The measure will have retrospective effect from January and will benefit 1.9 million pensioners.
The Portuguese Parliament has rejected Update the salary of civil servants to 4% and propose the loss of a three-day menstrual cycle.
The budget, which will be approved in full on Friday, is based on accounts submitted last year by Costa, whose rejection led to an early election that gave the Socialists an absolute majority in January, but included measures for an additional 1,800 million euros. ,
Among other measures, it includes tax cuts for fuel, freezing the carbon tax, support for passenger and business transport, aid for companies and subsidies for the most vulnerable households.
Portugal will study implementing a four-day working week