09 April 2020 – Allowed workers to withdraw funds from severance indemnity fund

Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Regulatory change; Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Ministry of the Economy authorized the withdrawal by workers, of up to R $ 1,045 of the total value of their active or inactive accounts in the Time Guarantee Fund of Service (FGTS) from June 15 until December 31, 2020.
Full details here: https://www.gov.br/economia/pt-br/assuntos/noticias/2020/abril/governo-autoriza-saque-de-ate-um-salario-minimo-do-fgts