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Latin America is a vital part of the global economy and home to key trade partners for countries around the world. Dynamic financial markets and an active labor force raise specialized labor, employment and immigration considerations for multi-national businesses. From regional powerhouses, such as Brazil, to expanding economies, such as Colombia and Panama, ELA’s member firms throughout Mexico, Latin America and South America combine for first-class legal experience and local expertise aimed at achieving client business goals.

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News & Publications

Fraud, Investigations, and Employee Dismissals in Latin America

This publication is based on a 2015 webinar presented by a representative group of the Latin America members of the Employment

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FAQs About Employee Travel Time - Is It Compensable?

There are few things more confusing to employers than the nitty-gritty rules of what is and is not compensable time for non-exempt

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New York’s Salary Threshold for Exempt Employees Set to Exceed $913.00 Per Week

You read that right — not to be outdone by its federal counterpart — the New York Department of Labor recently

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EEOC Issues Final Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues

On August 25, 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued its final "Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation

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25 Apr 2017

A Model Hiring Process: What You Need to Know to Survive an OFCCP Audit

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Regional Leadership

Renato Canizares
Renato Canizares Sao Paulo - SP , Brazil Chair, Business Development Committee
Enrique  M. Stile
Enrique M. Stile Buenos Aires, Argentina Chair, Member Services Committee
José Balta
José Balta Lima - 11, Peru Chair, Communications Committee