Work Contract Suspension Reduction of Work schedule What does it mean? Employee: Suspension of his obligation to provide services. Employer: suspension of his obligation to pay salaries. The employer can modify the work contract and reduce the work schedule, if he demonstrates an affectation as a result of COVID19. How and when these
The Labor Capitalization Fund (LCF) in Costa Rica is similar to unemployment benefits in the United States. Employers make contributions to the fund so employees can receive income in case of future unemployment. The general rule is that this benefit becomes available after five continuous years working for the same employer,
Last Saturday, the President of the Republic signed a new law which allows employers to reduce the work schedule up to a 75% during the State of Emergency Declaration caused by the COVID-19 crisis. This bill has been in effect since last Monday, March 23rd, recorded as law No. 9832.
What to pay when you are letting an employee go. Under Costa Rican labor laws, domestic workers are considered employees, and as such, you are required to pay certain benefits. A lot of people do not realize this until the employee is laid off, then a few weeks later you