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Factsheet for measure PT-2020-28/964 – Updated – measures in Portugal
|Country||Portugal , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Open ended, started on 06 July 2020|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Protection of workers, adaptation of workplace
– Teleworking arrangements, remote working
|Author||Heloisa Perista and Maria da Paz Campos Lima (CESIS) and Eurofound|
|Measure added||10 July 2020 (updated 17 November 2021)|
The Resolution of the Council of Ministers no. 41/2020, of 6 June, that approved the Economic and Social Stabilisation Programme, established new measures to promote and extend teleworking (2.6), among which is the increase of the number of Public Administration workers in teleworking (2.6.1). The government intends, by the end of the legislature (in 2023), to have at least 25% of Public Administration workers in teleworking (among the universe of those performing functions compatible with this modality of work) - allowing greater flexibility in the provision of work and better reconciliation between the personal, family and professional life.
The government intends, by the end of the legislature (in 2023), to have at least 25% of Public Administration workers in teleworking (among the universe of those performing functions compatible with this modality of work) - allowing greater flexibility in the provision of work and better reconciliation between the personal, family and professional life. Part of these workers may be in "coworking" spaces, even located in the interior of the country, thus combating the desertification of these territories and promoting the decentralisation of public services in the interior regions.
Addressees: Public Administration workers Amount: €4.4 million Financing source: State Budget Responsible entities: DGAEP (Directorate-General for Administration and Public Employment).
The government aims at having 25% of public administration workers teleworking until 2023.
|Applies to all workers||Does not apply to businesses||Applies to all citizens|
Local / regional government
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Form||Any other form of consultation, institutionalised (as stable working groups or committees) or informal||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
Eurofound (2020), Telework - Increasing the number of Public Administration workers in teleworking, measure PT-2020-28/964 (measures in Portugal), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/PT-2020-28_964.html
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