Remuneration

Information on basic pay, minimum wages, bonuses, employee benefits and rules concerning the payment of wages.

Brazil :: Profit sharing

Profit-sharing schemes (Programas de Participação nos Lucros e Resultados) are not mandatory in Brazil, but employers may choose to offer their employees this benefit …

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Brazil :: Pay for dangerous and unhealthy work

Employees performing their duties under dangerous work conditions have the right to a 30% additional premium on their basic salary …

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Brazil :: Fundo de Garantia do Tempo de Servico (FGTS)

An employer deposits 8% of the employee’s monthly wage (2% for apprentices) in a special bank account for the employee at the Federal Savings Bank …

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Brazil :: Employee benefits

Several employee benefits are normally provided by employers in Brazil, even though they are not mandatory under the law …

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Brazil :: Bonuses

All employees are entitled to a 13th month salary (Christmas bonus), under Law No …

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Brazil :: Minimum wage and payment of wages

The national minimum wage is set, reviewed and adjusted by the Federal Government on a yearly basis …

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Brazil :: Constitutional remunerative rights

The Brazilian Constitution establishes that employees have the right to the following:The national minimum wage; An end-of-year bonus; Higher pay for night work; Severance pay (under certain conditions); Wage protection …

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