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Notice periods for resignations vary depending on length of service. These figures apply to employees on indefinite-term employment contracts. The notice periods vary slightly for workers on fixed-term contracts:
The notice period in Portugal can be reduced with payment in lieu of notice.
In force majeure cases, employees and employers should always refer to their contracts; but in general, all parties are released from obligations until the event stops.
Note that in cases where a business runs out of capital, they would still be responsible for providing appropriate notice or payment in lieu of notice.
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After the probation period, employees in Portugal must provide the following notice before resigning, depending on amount of service:
After the probation period, employers in Portugal must give the following notice before terminating employment, depending on the amount of service: