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Costa Rica business reject labor law change

Monday, December 15, 2014


Costa Rica's private sector has expressed its objection to the end of a veto to a labor reform announced by President Luis Guillermo Solís last week, Costa Rican daily La República reported.

The country's business chambers are mostly concerned with allowing for the possibility of strikes in essential services such as health and securit, as well basic utility firms such as water suppliers.

Another aspect they said was worrying is that the reform will not allow companies to hire temporary workers in case of strikes.

Full story (in Spanish)