Working in Lisbon

Working conditions Portuguese working conditions not very strict for the employer. For example, you may be forced to work unpaid overtime and in the first 6 months, according to Portuguese law, they don't have to allow you any holidays. But, generally they will allow you anyway. In callcenters, we usually keep working during holidays, even if no customers will call all day. Wages and costs A normal callcenter wage is between 700 and 800 euros a month after tax. If you end up in one of the callcenter where rent is provided, they will take about € 80 a month from your wage. If you have to look for your own place, a very cheap room would be € 250; average is over € 300. A full apartment will be … (Continue reading)