ANNOUNCEMENT 20 Jan 2013

In January 2013, the government of Brazil announced a change for the labour market access of foreign workers.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 20 Jan 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Labour market access

On 20 January 2013, the Brazilian Ministry of Labor and Employment announced that dependents of foreign workers under local contracts were made eligible to apply for work authorization.
Before this new measure, the employment visa under a local contract was the only work authorization category for foreign workers, and dependent visa holders were not eligible to work in the country.

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