New workplace health and safety rules issued

In order to update the Labour Health and Safety Regulations (NRs) and increase productivity and competitiveness of Brazilian companies while also protecting employees, on 30th July 2019, Portarias 915 and 916 of the Special Labour and Public Pension System Secretariat...

Legality of intermittent work in Brazil

On August 2019 the 4th Panel of the Brazilian Superior Labour Court (TST) dismissed the claim brought by a store assistant to have his intermittent employment agreement with a retail chain being declared “as an employment agreement for an indefinite term”,...

Poker and Brazilian Labour Courts

  Two recent decisions issued by Brazilian labour courts have reviewed the legality of poker cash games. The Regional Labour Court of Appeals of the 18th Region (Goiás), when reviewing labour claim No. 0011220-49.2017.5.18.0009, considered the employment...

New rules for deportation of foreigners from Brazil

On 25th July 2019, Ordinance No. 666 was published in the Official Gazette of the Union, which provides for the impediment of entry, repatriation and summary deportation of a dangerous person or whoever has committed an act contrary to the principles and purposes set...

Flavio Igel appointed to Montgomery & Associados’ board

At the firm’s 6th anniversary celebrations last month, Dispute Resolution, Consumer Law and Insolvency lawyer Flavio Igel was announced as the new member of Montgomery & Associados’ Board and equity partner, effective as from 1st July 2019.  “Flavio’s appointment...