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BDS Asesores
Following more than six months from the entry into force of the Labor Procedure Reform (LPR) we can state that its impact on the development of employment relationships has been noticeable.
Batalla
Con las investigaciones penales abiertas a funcionarios públicos que han trascendido últimamente, gracias a las que se han dictado medidas cautelares como la prisión preventiva, ...
Batalla
Terminadas las vacaciones de navidad y fin de año, debemos volver a nuestras labores, en medio del agobiante tráfico y con los peligros que ello conlleva, especialmente el de colisionar con otro...
Batalla
En Costa Rica, no es usual la aplicación de acciones afirmativas o discriminaciones positivas, que son aquellas acciones orientadas a favorecer a grupos vulnerables por medio del establecimiento...
Facio & Canas
On June 1st, 2017, the board of directors of the CCSS approved the definitive adoption of an increase in employees' contribution to Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social Invalidity, Old age and Death System.
Dentons
On July 25, 2017, Costa Rica's Labor Procedure Reform (Reforma Procesal Laboral or RPL) Law No. 9343 became effective.
Lexincorp
The base salary for year 2017, per agreement No. 113-16 of December 20, 2016, of the Supreme Council of the Supreme Court of Justice, that has been published in the Judicial Bulletin No. 07...
BLP Legal
A pesar de la redacción de la última parte del artículo 444, se debe seguir entendiendo que, existe imposibilidad legal de contratar a menores de 15 años.
BLP Legal
La mezquindad, el desinterés, la falta de solidaridad, el cálculo político, y la vagancia, no son bien recibidos en este momento.
Littler Mendelson
On October 31, 2016, Costa Rica's National Wages Council ("Consejo Nacional de Salarios") approved a proposal to change the formula and timeframe of wage increases for employees in the private sector.
Arias Law
Employers should be aware that, in Costa Rica, October 12, is "Cultures Day". However, our Labor Code considers this both a "Holiday of Non-Compulsory Payment" and the only public holiday that must be deferred to the Monday of the following week when it falls on a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday.
Littler Mendelson
Los patronos del sector privado únicamente están obligados a incrementar el salario de sus colaboradores si estos ganan el salario mínimo.
Littler Mendelson
On June 15, 2016, Costa Rica's National Wages Council approved a 0.5% increase to the minimum wage for all private sector employees, except for domestic workers whose salaries will be increased by 2%.
Littler Mendelson
On January 25, 2016, the Labor Procedure Reform ("Reforma Procesal Laboral" or "RPL") was signed into law and published in the Costa Rica official gazette known as "La Gaceta."
TMF Group
The Costa Rican Department of Social Security (CCSS) has proposed an increase in total contribution to the Disability, Old Age and Death Fund (IVM) from 8.5% to 14%.
BDS Asesores
"The LPR regulates different forms according to which strikes may take place."
BDS Asesores
"The LPR has defined the effects of labor strikes."
BDS Asesores
"The LPR regulates the exercise of the right to strike in essential public services."
Littler Mendelson
The operational shutdown of a company entails a number of difficult decisions.
BDS Asesores
After seven years of discussion, the Congress of Costa Rica has finally approved that country's Labor Procedure Reform.
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BDS Asesores
Following more than six months from the entry into force of the Labor Procedure Reform (LPR) we can state that its impact on the development of employment relationships has been noticeable.
Facio & Canas
On June 1st, 2017, the board of directors of the CCSS approved the definitive adoption of an increase in employees' contribution to Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social Invalidity, Old age and Death System.
Batalla
Terminadas las vacaciones de navidad y fin de año, debemos volver a nuestras labores, en medio del agobiante tráfico y con los peligros que ello conlleva, especialmente el de colisionar con otro...
Batalla
En Costa Rica, no es usual la aplicación de acciones afirmativas o discriminaciones positivas, que son aquellas acciones orientadas a favorecer a grupos vulnerables por medio del establecimiento...
Batalla
Con las investigaciones penales abiertas a funcionarios públicos que han trascendido últimamente, gracias a las que se han dictado medidas cautelares como la prisión preventiva, ...
Dentons
On July 25, 2017, Costa Rica's Labor Procedure Reform (Reforma Procesal Laboral or RPL) Law No. 9343 became effective.
BLP Legal
La mezquindad, el desinterés, la falta de solidaridad, el cálculo político, y la vagancia, no son bien recibidos en este momento.
BLP Legal
A pesar de la redacción de la última parte del artículo 444, se debe seguir entendiendo que, existe imposibilidad legal de contratar a menores de 15 años.
Lexincorp
The base salary for year 2017, per agreement No. 113-16 of December 20, 2016, of the Supreme Council of the Supreme Court of Justice, that has been published in the Judicial Bulletin No. 07...
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