The end of the year is approaching and with it countless uncertainties regarding workers’ rights. One of the most frequently asked questions is the 13th salary, which is intended for millions of people in Brazil. In this article, learn about who is eligible, how the calculation is done, and when the thirteenth installments will be paid for the year 2023.
What is the thirteenth salary and who is entitled to it?
The thirteenth salary, also known as the thirteenth salary, was created in Brazil in 1962. It represents an additional salary paid in two installments to all employees with a formal contract, subject to the Consolidated Labor Laws (CLT), as well as to retirees. Retirees and beneficiaries of assistance from the National Institute of Social Security (INSS).
How to calculate thirteenth salary?
The basis for calculating the thirteenth salary takes into account the worker’s full salary and the number of months of work per year. For example, if you work all year for the same company, you are entitled to the full thirteenth salary. But if you start working in July, for example, you will get half the amount. The calculation also takes into account the minimum wage.
When will the thirteenth salary for the year 2023 be paid?
The thirteenth salary is paid in two installments: the first must be available by the end of November and the second by Christmas Eve on December 20. In 2023, the scheduled installment payment dates are November 30 and December 20, respectively.
Remember: knowledge is the key to ensuring your rights. Pay attention to the dates and make sure the payment is made correctly. In the event of irregularities, seek guidance from an attorney or your class union.
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