14 Sep Collective Bargaining Agreement Brazil
■ compensation for termination of employment contract (dismissal without notice, as the case may be); termination without specifying the causes; termination; and termination by mutual agreement). The CLT contains specific provisions allowing employers to dismiss workers without consultation or negotiation with the workers` union, whether with regard to national or collective redundancies, unless otherwise provided for in the collective agreement in force. 5.2 What are the rights of workers transferred during a sale of businesses? What is the impact of business sales on collective agreements? Trade union officials, members of safety committees and members of workers` committees are protected workers. There are other protected categories that are unusual. Collective agreements may provide for other types of protection. International standards for the performance of work are provided for in the conventions published by the International Labour Organization and ratified by Brazil. These are considered to be minimum levels of benefits and conditions of employment to which every worker is entitled. Convention 132 of the International Labour Organization provides that workers who resign are entitled to the payment of a proportional holiday allowance. Following Brazil`s ratification of this Convention, the labour courts adapted their precedents to the new regulation. Therefore, a collective agreement cannot restrict or exclude the worker`s right to prorate leave pay in the event of dismissal. .