• Costa Rica Real Estate
Costa Rica Supreme Court strikes down labor reform law, upholding ban on strikes that shut down essential public services
Business
1757 views
Business
1757 views

Costa Rica Supreme Court strikes down labor reform law, upholding ban on strikes that shut down essential public services

Zach Dyer - August 7, 2015

Business leaders celebrated a court decision Friday that they say guarantees Costa Rica's public hospitals, ports and electricity grid will continue to function even if public sector workers…

In Costa Rica, the top targets of sexual harassment complaints in the public sector are doctors, teachers and cops
Newsletter
1249 views
Newsletter
1249 views

In Costa Rica, the top targets of sexual harassment complaints in the public sector are doctors, teachers and cops

L. Arias - June 5, 2015

More Costa Rican women are coming forward to report sexual harassment at public agencies than in the past, according to Liliana Castro, director of women's issues at the…

Agreement reached on wage increase for public employees
Business
1192 views
Business
1192 views

Agreement reached on wage increase for public employees

L. Arias - February 5, 2015

Starting next month, public employees in Costa Rica will receive a salary increase ranging from 1.08 to 1.60 percent depending on profession. The percentages were set at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday…

Costa Rican lawmakers go to battle against President Solís’ reversal of labor reform veto
Business
1139 views
Business
1139 views

Costa Rican lawmakers go to battle against President Solís’ reversal of labor reform veto

L. Arias - December 19, 2014

A group of 21 lawmakers from five parties on Friday morning filed a complaint with the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala IV, challenging the constitutionality…

President Solís signs decree banning strikes in essential services
Business
1056 views
Business
1056 views

President Solís signs decree banning strikes in essential services

Zach Dyer - December 18, 2014

President Luis Guillermo Solís signed an executive decree Thursday that reiterates his government’s pledge to maintain essential services, including police and hospitals, and establish protocols to guarantee…

President Solís lifts veto on Labor Procedures Bill, promises to ban strikes in essential public services
Business
1479 views
Business
1479 views

President Solís lifts veto on Labor Procedures Bill, promises to ban strikes in essential public services

L. Arias - December 12, 2014

President Luis Guillermo Solís announced his decision to lift the veto on the controversial “Reforms of Labor Procedures Bill,” which would extend the right to strike to public-sector workers…

For Solís, next key issue is striking workers in essential public services
Business
1134 views
Business
1134 views

For Solís, next key issue is striking workers in essential public services

L. Arias - December 9, 2014

Just days after battling to pass the 2015 national budget, President Luis Guillermo Solís now faces another challenge over whether to archive or reactivate a bill that…

Costa Rican president promises to fire any top official who ‘misspends’ public funds
Newsletter
1380 views
Newsletter
1380 views

Costa Rican president promises to fire any top official who ‘misspends’ public funds

L. Arias - November 24, 2014

President Luis Guillermo Solís on Monday said he would dismiss any minister or public agency president who squanders funds allocated by the country's national budget for 2015, currently under discussion in the Legislative…

Lawmakers hand Solís administration a big win by rejecting 2015 budget cuts
Newsletter
1143 views
Newsletter
1143 views

Lawmakers hand Solís administration a big win by rejecting 2015 budget cuts

L. Arias - November 21, 2014

Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís has won perhaps one of his biggest challenges to date, as lawmakers on Thursday struck down three separate proposals to slash…

Government to shut down CONAVI, National Concessions Council, and create new infrastructure agency based on performance
Newsletter
1368 views
Newsletter
1368 views

Government to shut down CONAVI, National Concessions Council, and create new infrastructure agency based on performance

L. Arias - October 9, 2014

Public Works and Transport Minister Carlos Segnini on Wednesday announced the creation of a new agency called the National Infrastructure Institute (INI), which will entail the closure of…

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!