The Labor Code of Costa Rica
The Costa Rican Labor Code has been in effect since 1943. The Labor Code is divided into the eleven Chapters referred to as Titulos. The summary below provides you with the content of each of the Titles of the Labor Code and the particular subject matter covered by that section. The full text of the labor code is provide below courtesy of the International Labor Organization legislation program NATLEX.
By clicking on the title number you can view the particular text for that part of the Labor Code. All the links are to the actual code in Spanish.
Labor Contracts and Labor Agreements
The Work Week, Vacations, and Wages
Protection of Workers during their Employment
Conflicts and Collective Bargaining
Jurisdiction of Labor Laws
Government Institucional Workers
Statute of Limitations, Sanctions, Responsabilities
You can verify any changes or modifications to Costa Rica Law at the website of the Costa Rica Legal Information System known as SINALEVI which is operated by the Office of the Attorney General of Costa Rica.