Archive for September, 2020

Official Pronouncement from the Ministry of Labor on the Payment of Electricity to Teleworkers in Costa Rica

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

On September 28, 2020, the External Advisory Department of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security (MTSS) issued the official pronouncement DAJ-AER-OFP-285-2020 to answer three queries that Lang & Asociados raised concerning the employer’s obligation on the payment of the value of electricity under article 8 of the Law to Regulate Telework in Costa Rica. […]

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Collecting, keeping and using sensitive personal data in Costa Rica

Thursday, September 24th, 2020

According to the Costa Rican Data Protection Law Number 8968 (denominated “Law for the Protection of People Against the Treatment of their Personal Data”), no person is obligated to provide sensitive data (as described below), and it is expressly prohibited, according to Article 9 of such law (the only exceptions to this prohibition are provided […]

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