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Government, private-sector unions negotiate wage hikes for second half of 2015
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Government, private-sector unions negotiate wage hikes for second half of 2015

L. Arias - June 1, 2015

Union leaders on Monday will request a 2 percent increase in private-sector wages for the second half of this year, at a 4 p.m. session of the Labor Ministry's National Wages Council. “Details…

New wages for private-sector workers take effect this month
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New wages for private-sector workers take effect this month

L. Arias - January 2, 2015

The 2.01 percent salary increase approved in October by the National Wages Council went into effect on Thursday and will remain in place for the first six…

Costa Rica’s food industry joins growing chorus of private-sector complaints
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Costa Rica’s food industry joins growing chorus of private-sector complaints

L. Arias - December 17, 2014

Leaders of Costa Rica’s food industry on Tuesday reported that their production has increased by only 1.79 percent this year, a low figure that has prevented the sector from growing…

Pessimism prevails in Costa Rica’s business sector for 2015
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Pessimism prevails in Costa Rica’s business sector for 2015

L. Arias - December 16, 2014

The optimism that followed the inauguration of President Luis Guillermo Solís last May has since dissipated among the country’s business sector, according to the latest study by…

Salary increase for private sector set at 2.01 percent
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Salary increase for private sector set at 2.01 percent

L. Arias - October 28, 2014

The National Wages Council on Monday evening approved a 2.01 percent salary increase for private-sector employees that will be applied in the first half of 2015. The approved…

Private sector employers propose 1.62 percent salary increase for 2015
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Private sector employers propose 1.62 percent salary increase for 2015

L. Arias - October 21, 2014

Business leaders on Monday evening sent the National Wages Council a proposal for a 1.62 percent increase in private-sector salaries across all job categories. "We strongly believe the next increase…

Salary increase for private sector set at 2.35 percent with a little extra for minimum-wage earners
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Salary increase for private sector set at 2.35 percent with a little extra for minimum-wage earners

L. Arias - July 2, 2014

The National Wages Council on Tuesday evening approved with six votes in favor and three against an increase of 2.35 percent for 1.2 million workers in the country’s…

Private-sector employers offer 1.33 percent salary hike
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Private-sector employers offer 1.33 percent salary hike

L. Arias - June 24, 2014

Leaders of the Costa Rican Union of Private Sector Chambers and Associations (UCCAEP) on Monday evening presented the National Wages Council with their wage-hike proposal for the private sector.…

Private sector workers ask for 4.12 percent salary hike
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Private sector workers ask for 4.12 percent salary hike

L. Arias - June 17, 2014

Unions leaders on Monday presented Labor Ministry officials with a request for salary hikes for the private sector, to be applied in the second half of the year.…

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