Other employment law issues

Disciplinary and grievance procedures, internal rules, employment records, transfer of undertakings.

Brazil :: Human rights

Brazil is a signatory member of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and a member of the Human Rights Council …

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Brazil :: Transfer of undertakings

The law clearly states that any change to the legal structure of the company will not affect the rights acquired by employees – this includes rights obtained in contracts of employment …

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Brazil :: Intellectual property rights

Inventions or other objects subject to intellectual rights, which have been created by employees during their contract of employment or as a result of services that the employee was hired to fulfil, belong solely to the employer …

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Brazil :: Disciplinary and grievance procedures

An employer can enforce the following disciplinary procedures depending on the severity of the employee’s offence: a verbal warning; a written warning; suspension from work; and termination for cause in cases of serious misconduct …

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Brazil :: Anti-corruption law

Under the Anti-corruption Law, corrupt acts include frustrating or rigging bids and government contracts; providing any undue advantage to a public servant, interfering in investigations or inspections carried out by government agencies …

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