ACT - Autoridade para as Condições de Trabalho (Working Conditions Authority)


ACT works is directly answerable to the Ministry of Solidarity, Employment and Social Security, although with administrative autonomy in the mainland. It is a tripartite body, thereby working with the social partners represented at the Advisory Council. The main mission is to promote the improvement of working conditions and to supervise compliance with the legal framework with regard to health and safety, labour standards and rights, including those relative to gender equality, no discrimination, parental rights and reconciliation between professional and family life. Its activity covers all sectors of activity, as well as the central and local administration services, including public bodies.

Areas of Interest: 
Labour rights; Labour Inspection; Non-discrimination at work; Health and Safety at work

Contact Information

Avenida Casal Ribeiro, 18A, 1000-092, Lisbon
Phone number: 
Phone : +351 213308700
Contact person name: 
Pedro Nuno Pimenta Braz
Contact person job title: 
Contact person description: 

Nationality: Portuguese
Country: Portuguese

Date of last info update: 29 January 2014