INE: 1 in 3 companies registered workers suspended under LPE

In July 2020, one in three companies (37.3%) registered workers suspended under the Employment Protection Law (LPE), either by agreement or by an act of authority, corresponding to 9.3% of the workers hired by formal companies with five or more employees. This information was revealed by the complementary COVID-19 bulletin of the Survey of Remunerations and Labor Costs for the period April-July 2020, published this morning by the National Institute of Statistics (INE).

Source: EMOL