Updated to reflect a further extension to the state of economic emergency.
Updated to include information on an increase to the statutory tax reference unit value, relevant for fines for breaches of health and safety legislation.
Updated to include information on the requirement for certain employers to establish a productive council of workers (CPT), effective from 8 November 2016.
An employment law guide to training and development in Venezuela, covering apprenticeships and internships.
An employment law guide to equal opportunities in Venezuela, covering exemptions, harassment and sexual harassment, victimisation, positive action, and remedies and penalties.
An employment law guide to employee rights in Venezuela, covering hours of work, rest breaks and rest periods, Sunday work, holiday and holiday pay, maternity and pregnancy rights, paternity leave, parental leave, carer's leave, other leave, part-time workers, fixed-term workers, outsourcing, posted workers, transfers of undertakings, insolvency of employer, disciplinary sanctions, bullying, and data and privacy protection.
An employment law guide to contracts of employment in Venezuela, covering probationary periods, types of contract and specific rules for particular types of employee, written statement of terms of employment, variation of contract and suspension of contract.
An employment law guide to termination of employment in Venezuela, covering notice periods, dismissal for just cause, resignation with cause and constructive dismissal, special dismissal protection, redundancy, severance payments, record of employment and contesting dismissals.
Useful online resources on employment law in Venezuela.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to Venezuela.