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On August 28, 2019, the amendment to Transitory XI of the social security contribution towards Disability, Old Age and Death
The National Salary Council unanimously approved the minimum wage increase for private sector employees, valid from January 1 onwards. The general increase percentage for 2020...
Fakhoury Global Immigration
Personnel of international means of transport of passengers and merchandise.
The companies wishing to participate in this program must be up to date with their tax and social obligations, as well as registered with the Costa Rican Social Security Administration
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, ...
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.
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...
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%.
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%.
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