5. LABOR REGIME
The labor law regulations in Colombia are of public order and the prerogatives established therein are non-waivable and non-negotiable. The employment contracts executed in Colombia, regardless of the nationality of the parties, are governed by Colombian law.
Within the framework of labor law, labor relations are regulated as follows:
- Individual: which regulates the labor relations between the employer and its workers.
- Collective: It regulates the relations between the employer and the workers affiliated to union organizations or when collective pacts are negotiated with unionized workers.
- Social Security: which regulates the coverage of risks related to health, life, loss of working capacity of employees, establishing a social assistance system.
In this chapter, you will find information related to the different types of employment contracts, salary modalities, social benefits, parafiscal contributions, among other important aspects of labor regulation in Colombia.
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