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Law No. 14.611 establishing equal pay and remuneration criteria between women and men.

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This Law provides for equal pay and remuneration criteria, in accordance with the regulations, between women and men for carrying out work of equal value or performing the same function and amends Consolidation of Labour Laws, approved by Decree-Law No. 5.452 of 1 May 1943. In the event of discrimination based on sex, race, ethnicity, origin or age, the payment of salary differences owed to the discriminated employee does not preclude their right to claim compensation for moral damages, considering the specificities of the specific case.
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Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force on the day of its publication.
This Law amends Decree-Law No. 5.452 of 1 May 1943.
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Lei N 14.611 - Disp e sobre a igualdade salarial e de crit rios remunerat rios entre mulheres e homens; e altera a Consolida o das Leis do Trabalho, aprovada pelo Decreto-Lei n 5.452, de 1 de maio de 1943.