#CostaRica 🇨🇷 #BDSLaborAlert: Costa Rica will become an ideal destination for digital nomads following second discussion approval of tax benefits
On July 14, 2021, the Legislative Assembly approved in second discussion Bill No. 22.215 titled “Law to attract teleworkers and remote service providers of an international nature”. This Bill intends[...]
#CostaRica 🇨🇷 #BDSLaborAlert: New amendment to decree regulating suspension of employment agreements
Last Friday, June 18, 2021, Executive Decree No. 43047-MTSS was published, containing the procedure for the suspension of employment agreements with authorization from the Ministry of Labor and[...]
#CostaRica 🇨🇷 #BDSLaborAlert: Bill of Law on the Attraction of Investors, Renters and Pensioners (File 22.156) approved in 2nd discussion
This Law is intended to boost the dynamics of our economy by creating applicable incentives to all foreign citizens obtaining status as Renter, Investor and Pensioner Residents, including the[...]
Costa Rican labor laws have not been characterized by its fast adaptation to changes, however, over the past seven years it has been more dynamic that in the last five decades.
#CostaRica 🇨🇷 #LaborAlertBDS: Approval of reduced work shift for the tourism and commercial sectors subject to limited capacity in the light of the declaration of national emergency
Congressmen approved in final stage file 22405 concerning the extension of the period during which reduced workshifts were authorized for the tourism and commercial sectors with limited capacity in[...]
#CostaRica 🇨🇷 #LaborAlertBDS: Amendment of the Law Against Mobbing or Sexual Harassment at Work and School
The LAW TO ENSURE THE PUBLIC RELEASE OF FINAL PENALTIES IMPOSED ON SEXUAL HARRASSMENT BEHAVIORS was published with the Official Gazette on Thursday April 29.
Without being clear about the final outcome of the events that will take place in the Legislative Assembly, and noting that the bill called "Dual Global Income" is just that, a proposal, it is[...]
The Law Regulating Telework (hereinafter the “Law”) which entered into force in Costa Rica back in September 2019 laid for the first time a clear legal framework for all employers in the country –[...]
#CostaRica 🇨🇷 #LaborAlertBDS: Extension of the Effective Period Authorizing the Reduction of Workshifts in Light of the Declaration of National Emergency
Yesterday, Bill No. 22.265 “Extension of the effective period authorizing the reduction of workshifts in light of the Declaration of National Emergency” was approved in second discussion. This new[...]
Our Labor Code (LC) has always included provisions intended to protect and avoid discrimination at work; however, following the 2017 reform to the LC, actually known as the “Labor Procedure[...]