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28/08/2018

Scope of the new Opportunities Visa

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On August 1st, 2018 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued Official Notice #210 which concerns the terms and conditions for granting the new visa, specifically named the “visa of opportunities”. This Official Notice comes just months after the ne...

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Scope of the new Opportunities Visa

23/08/2018

Tax Reform: First Presidential Announcement

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On Tuesday evening, the President of the Republic of Chile made the first official announcement about the much-anticipated tax reform, which he described as “modernization”. The President announced the main principles, objectives, and content of...

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Tax Reform: First Presidential Announcement

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?