European Employment Law Cases

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2017/25 Company practice versus collective bargaining agreement in the formation of acquired rights (PT)

Keywords Collective labour law, Collective agreements
Authors Maria de Lancastre en Mariana Azevedo Mendes
Author's information

Maria de Lancastre
Maria de Lancastre Valente is a Managing Associate at SRS Advogados, Portugal (

Mariana Azevedo Mendes
Mariana Azevedo Mendes is a Trainee Associate at SRS Advogados, Portugal.
  • Abstract

      The Supreme Court of Justice recently decided that the amount of time a practice has been observed in a collective bargaining agreement (in this case, four years) was not relevant to the acquisition of an entitlement. The entitlement in the case at hand was a public holiday on Shrove Tuesday.

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