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Argentina
Canosa Abogados
Non-remunerative allowances and procedure prior the dismissals of an employee without a justified cause are the two subjects introduced by the Decree N° 1043/2018 published in the Official Gazette on November 13, 2018.
Bolivia
TMF Group
Labor regulations in Bolivia have created a worker-friendly environment with protections to help the workforce.
Brazil
Gaia Silva Gaede Advogados
Medida provisória nº 936, de 01 de abril 2020 – medidas trabalhistas complementares para enfrentamento do estado de calamidade pública decorrente do corona vírus
Veirano e Advogados Associados
O fim da multa dos 40% sobre o saldo do FGTS nas demissões sem justa causa para quem já se aposentou e continua trabalhando ...
Araujo e Policastro Advogados
Upon the enactment of Law No. 13.467 / 2017 ("Labor Reform"), two new institutes were created: the Annual Discharge Term, through which employees and employers may, annually, formalize the term of discharge/release ...
Colombia
Reyes Abogados Asociados
What are the key recent developments affecting doing business in your jurisdiction? The most remarkable legal development in Colombia is the Tax Bill, enacted on 27 December 2016...
Godoy Cordoba Abogados
La parte resolutiva de la sentencia C-005 de 2017 establece que la prohibición de despido y la exigencia de permiso para llevarlo a cabo, se extienden al (la) trabajador...
Ecuador
Noboa, Peña & Torres Abogados
El Acuerdo Ministerial No. 398, dictado el 13 de julio de 2006 por el Ministro del Trabajo, expresamente prohibió el "despido de trabajadores y trabajadoras por su estado de salud, que estén viviendo con VIH-SIDA"; ...
Noboa, Peña & Torres Abogados
The Ministerial Agreement No. 398, issued on 13 July 2006 by the Secretary of Labor, expressly prohibited the "dismissal of employees based on their health, suffering from HIV-AIDS".
Noboa, Peña & Torres Abogados
The scope of ineffective dismissal has increased through many channels, from laws and ministerial resolutions to high court judgments. Here is explained what we have up to now in terms of workers covered by the irremovability principle.
Honduras
BDS Asesores
After any given person has been working in a company for a certain period, it may be possible that such employment relationship comes to an end for different reasons, whether as a result of direct dismissal, ...
Mexico
Díaz Mirón Y Asociados, S.C.
Labour and Employment Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Mexico, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Littler Mendelson
El 29 de marzo de 2019, el gobierno de México lanzó la Prueba Piloto de la Incorporación de los Trabajadores Domésticos al Régimen Obligatorio del Seguro Social
Panama
Morgan & Morgan
Panama's Labor Code, in effect since April 1972, with some changes in the last years, regulates the relationship between capital and labor, based on the principles of social justice established in the Political Constitution of the Republic ...
Peru
TMF Group
El año pasado, la legislación laboral de Perú sufrió más de 18 cambios normativos.
Puerto Rico
Littler Mendelson
Act No. 2 of October 17, 1961 (Act 2) created a procedural process for the expeditious adjudication of employment claims in Puerto Rico.
Littler Mendelson
On October 22, 2018, the Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury (the "PR Treasury") issued Publication 18-03, which makes tax reporting and tax deadline changes for certain severance payments.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On May 30, 2018, the Puerto Rican Senate voted in favor of overturning an Act that provided significant protections to Puerto Rican employees.
Uruguay
Galante & Martins
La pandemia del COVID 19, ha movilizado fuertemente en el mercado laboral, no solo ante la necesidad de tomar medidas sanitarias sino como respuesta ante la inevitable baja del comercio.
Littler Mendelson
After a State of Alert was decreed during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Venezuelan government issued another decree on March 23, 2020...
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