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14/08/2018

The current state of Negotiating Groups under the new labor reform

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The new labor reform bill tried to eliminate the ability of groups of employees gathering together only to negotiate, instead of going through a formal union. This would give the group of employees the ability to collectively bargain exclusively with...

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The current state of Negotiating Groups under the new labor reform

31/07/2018

Labor Directorate reconsiders the doctrine regarding the application of the so-called “historical benefits”

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One of the substantive changes brought on by law 20.940 (colloquially known as Labor Reform) was the abolition of the employer's ability to provide, to non-union workers, the benefits given to them collectively held with a union. Under the new regul...

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Labor Directorate reconsiders the doctrine regarding the application of the so-called “historical benefits”

20/07/2018

What does the bill that creates the Statute of Employment for students contain?

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On July 12th, 2018 the Chilean House of Representatives approved a bill that would create an employment statute for people ages 18-28 years old who are studying or in the process of obtaining their degree which would allow them to be able to work...

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What does the bill that creates the Statute of Employment for students contain?

21/06/2018

Personal data protection is a constitutional right in Chile

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On June 16, Law No. 21.096 amending the Chilean Constitution was published, thus establishing the protection of personal data as a constitutional right. Through this amendment, personal data protection was established as an autonomous right, but rela...

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Personal data protection is a constitutional right in Chile