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What protection from discrimination do employees have on the grounds of sexual orientation?

Colombia - June 28 2015 Traditionally the grounds of sexual orientation have become a condition to discriminate. In Colombia, legal provisions focus in the prohibition of…

Working time- are there any restrictions on an employee´s working week?

Colombia - June 2 2015 According to Article 158 of the Colombian Labor Code, the working shift may be agreed by the employer and the employee. In absence of such agreement…

¿What protection do employees have against discrimination on grounds of age?

Canada - March 27 2015 To begin with, Employment discrimination on grounds of age is not a distant problematic in Colombia. For instance, young people feel discriminated…

Obligations of the employers in Colombia regarding collective consultation on redundancy

Colombia - February 27 2015 In Colombia, companies are not obliged to request authorization from the unions to carry out downsizing processes. However, it is advisable to review…

Religion and other beliefs: may not constitute an issue to discriminate an employee in Colombia

Colombia - January 26 2015 Traditionally religion and other beliefs have become a condition to discriminate. In Colombia, legal provisions focus in the prohibition of all forms…