Garrigues enhances its labour and employment department in Chile by hiring Ms Vera. With more than 10 years' experience in labour law, Vera has previously worked for Claro and Carey and most recently for Coldeco.
A new labour code has been approved in Brazil. By implementing a less restrictive employment rules the reform aims at creating new jobs, thereby reducing unemployment rates. The new law comes into effect in November 2017. The new code covers regulation on remote work, part-time work, intermittent work and equal pay among other areas.