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The standard workweek is 40 hours over five days.
Female and male employees are entitled to initial parental leave for the birth of a child of 120 or 150 days, which can be extended.
Employees receive 22 days of paid annual leave.
Employees receive up to 1,095 days of sick leave through Portugal’s social security system.
Employees receive 13th and 14th-month bonuses.
The notice period is between 15 and 75 days. Severance is generally 12 days of wages for every year of service.
The state provides universal healthcare. Employers also offer supplementary private healthcare insurance.
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