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Constitution of the Portuguese Republic


Article 59 (Workers’ rights) (1) Regardless of age, sex, race, citizenship, place of origin, religion and political and ideological convictions, every worker has the right: (e) To material assistance when he involuntarily finds himself in a situation of unemployment. Article 58 (Right to work) (1) Everyone has the right to work. (2) In order to ensure the right to work, the state shall be charged with promoting: (c) Cultural and technical training and vocational development for workers. Article 70 (Youth) (1) In order to ensure the effective enjoyment of their economic, social and cultural rights, young people shall receive special protection, particularly: (a) In education, vocational training and culture.