Costa Rica*


Information on discrimination and harassment laws, equal opportunities and equal pay.


Information on annual leave, sick leave, maternity, paternity and parental leave, public holidays and other leave.

Other employment law issues

Disciplinary and grievance procedures, internal rules, employment records, transfer of undertakings.

Recent news

Latest items of recent news relevant to Costa Rica as reported in our fortnightly newswire 'Dernières nouvelles'. 

Representation and bargaining

Collective bargaining, employee representation, employer organisations, trade unions, industrial action.


Recruitment, training, employment contracts, post-termination non-compete clauses, varying a contract of employment.

Work and residence permits

Employing foreign nationals, applying for work and residence permits, business visas.