[JURIST] Portugal's Constitutional Court [official website, in Portuguese] struck down [decision, in Portuguese] an austerity measure Thursday that would have made it easier for the government to lay off civil servants. The revised law applied [WSJ report] to government employees deemed redundant and that had been unemployed for more than 12 months. The law gave such employees the choice of either staying in training facilities without pay or leaving government employment and collecting unemployment benefits. The change was expected to...

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