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Argentina
L&E Global
Labour Court ruled that a Cabify driver was misclassified and should be registered as an employee.
Brazil
Levy & Salomao Advogados
Following a worldwide movement demanding responsible investments and sustainability actions, public and private organizations in Brazil seem to be more eager than ever to include social development...
L&E Global
President of the Superior Labour Court states that employee who refuses to be vaccinated for Covid-19 can be terminated with cause.
Koury Lopes Advogados
O sócio da área de Direito Trabalhista do KLA, Alexandre Pessoa, e Henrique Lopes, sócio da área de Direito Tributário do KLA, participaram do "Pensions Issues in cross-border Acquisition structures Q&A: Brazil", publicado pelo Pratical Law, da Thomson Reuters.
Koury Lopes Advogados
Alexandre Pessoa, KLA's Labor & Employment partner, and Henrique Lopes, KLA's Tax Law partner, participated in the "Pensions Issues in cross-border Acquisition structures Q&A: Brazil", published by Practical Law - Thomson Reuters.
Chile
L&E Global
On 22 September 2021, the Chamber of Deputies approved a Bill of Law (the ‘Bill') to modify the profit-sharing legal benefit.
L&E Global
Over the last years, it has been discussed in Chile, how an employer can terminate an employment contract due to business grounds.
Mayer Brown
On September 16, 2021, Chile's Ministry of Health announced major modifications to the country's "Protect Borders" plan, which will now allow for vaccinated non-resident visitors to enter Chile...
Colombia
L&E Global
Law 2114 extends paternity leave from one to two weeks. Also, parents, by mutual agreement, are able to transfer the last 6 weeks of maternity leave to the father or work half-time during the leave, for twice the amount of time.
L&E Global
Law 2121 provided the main requirements for remote work as follows:
L&E Global
Since 2018, the Colombian Ministry of Labour has contemplated the possibility for employers to use the digital signature and the electronic signature
Costa Rica
BLP Legal
We learned labor law as a branch of legal sciences, a summation of concepts and theories, that little by little has been clashing with reality. Labor law structured for a society and an organizational system
Dominican Republic
L&E Global
In a recent ruling, the Supreme Court of Justice held that a business cannot charge a 10% tip if the consumption (of food and beverages) did not occur on its premises.
Mexico
Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa
El 26 de agosto de 2021, la Secretaría del Trabajo y Previsión Social (STPS) publicó en su página de internet la "Guía para cumplir con las obligaciones en materia de registro en el REPSE en el marco...
Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa
Finalmente, se establece que dicho acuerdo entrará en vigor al día siguiente de su publicación en el Diario Oficial de la Federación.
Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa
El 30 de agosto de 2021 fue publicado en el Portal en Línea del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS) el comunicado 380/2021, a través del cual se informa que el H. Consejo Técnico del...
L&E Global
On 6 August 2021, the Tenth Collegiate Court in Labour Matters of the First Circuit, dictated a sentence regarding an Amparo filed against a resolution emitted by the labour authority...
L&E Global
An Executive Order was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation on Saturday 31 July of this year amending Transitory Articles One, Three, Four, Five, Six and Seven...
Puerto Rico
Littler Mendelson
On September 21, 2021, Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi signed into law an Act that raises the hourly minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.50.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The orders are directed to contractors of the executive branch of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and operators and employers in certain sectors of the economy on the island as discussed below.
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