A proposal for a special commission intended to regulate outsourced work in Brazil has been formalized.
The initiative, pushed forward by a multi-party group composed of five members of the federal House of Representatives was signed by the House’s president Marco Maia. If it goes ahead, the commission will have the power to decide on projects around outsourcing.
The requirement for the creation of the commission says: “Brazil witnesses an expansion of outsourcing processes. The sector is of great influence in the national economy and deserves a modern and targeted legislation to ensure the legal security of employers and workers.”
One of the members of the group of politicians responsible for the commission, Laércio Oliveira, said that the outsourcing industry in Brazil needs a regulatory framework “with the utmost urgency.” Oliveira also pointed out that the creation of the commission reflects a common agreement between employer associations, workers unions and government bodies around the subject.
“However, over recent years, the parties involved [in the outsourcing industry] have been discussing ideas that, before considering Brazil’s actual needs, have sought to support their most immediate interests,” Oliveira added.
The proposal is now awaiting approval by the House of Representatives.
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