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Rousseff Signs Law Requiring Up to 90 Day Layoff Notice in

October 11, 2011

Oct. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff signed a law requiring employers to give up to 90 days notice before firing workers.

The rule, approved by Congress last month, obliges companies to give employees three additional days of notice on top of the current mandatory 30 days for every year they have worked at the company up to a maximum of 90 days.

--With assistance from Andre Soliani in Brasilia. Editor: Joshua Goodman

To contact the reporter on this story: Carla Simoes in Brasilia Newsroom at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Harry Maurer at

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