English translation: public employment for a determinable period
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Portuguese to English translations [PRO] Law/Patents - Law: Contract(s) / Portuguese civil service employment
Portuguese term or phrase:emprego público por tempo determinável
This is an extract from Portuguese civil service employment regulations:
"Trabalhadores que exerçam cargos em comissão de serviço na XXX ou que sejam sujeitos de outras relações jurídicas de emprego público por tempo indeterminado, determinado ou **determinável**;"
So we have permanent contracts (por tempo indeterminado), fixed term contracts (por tempo determinado) and a bizarre category of contracts "por tempo determinável".
I can't even conceive what this might mean in practice (a fixable contract? how come?), let alone what it might be called. Has anyone come across this before or have any ideas?
Thanks, Martin. Googling your solution I now see that it appears as legal boilerplate in heaps of contracts. I still fail to see why anybody would sign an employment contract for a period still to be determined. 4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer
Explanation: Yes, it is the third option. The contract is for a set period which has still to be determined.
Martin Riordan Brazil Local time: 07:17 Meets criteria Specializes in field Native speaker of: English, Portuguese PRO pts in category: 218
Thanks, Martin. Googling your solution I now see that it appears as legal boilerplate in heaps of contracts. I still fail to see why anybody would sign an employment contract for a period still to be determined.
Explanation: É um termo consagrado. http://nj.findacase.com/research/wfrmDocViewer.aspx/xq/fac.1...
PERS replied that there was no limit on the amount of earnings in temporary public employment, "the important fact being that this employment must definitely be termed temporary employment and as such does not require that the person re-enroll in the Public Employees' Retirement System
'Job matching, temporary public employment, and equilibrium unemployment', Journal of Public Economics, 34, 329–343.
Temporary public employment programs are whole lot better for the unemployed than just rolling over unemployment benefits.