Upcoming National Holidays in El Salvador in April 2021.
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Upcoming National Holidays in El Salvador in April 2021.

Dear Clients and Friends: ROMERO PINEDA & ASOCIADOS reminds you that in accordance with Article 190 of the Labor Code, the Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday are established as paid days off; and being the Holy Week a movable holiday, the dates may change from year to year. For this year, such paid...

On March 23, 2021June 22, 2021by
Paid leave during elections
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Paid leave during elections

Dear Clients and Friends: ROMERO PINEDA & ASOCIADOS informs you that pursuant to Article 113 of the Electoral Code, all citizen selected and appointed by the Supreme Electoral Tribunal as members of the Vote Recipient Boards, have the right to a paid leave from the workplace during the trainings and the performance of their duties...

On February 10, 2021February 10, 2021by
Transitory Provision Granting Protection to Employees with Vulnerable Medical Condition against Covid-19
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Transitory Provision Granting Protection to Employees with Vulnerable Medical Condition against Covid-19

Dear Clients and Friends: ROMERO PINEDA informs you that the Legislative Decree No. 774 “Temporary Provision to Protect Employees with Vulnerable Medical Conditions against Covid-19” enters into force on December 1, 2020, , which reproduces the text of decree No. 724 valid until October 22 The Decree in reference has as its main objective to...

On December 10, 2020December 10, 2020by
Framework Law for the Use and Promotion of Bicycles
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Framework Law for the Use and Promotion of Bicycles

Dear Clients and Friends: For employers to prepare for the fulfillment of labor obligations for the following 2021, ROMERO PINEDA hereby informs that the Legislative Decree No. 711 “Framework Law for the Use of the Bicycle” is in force since October 5, 2020, which main objective is to generate a regulatory framework that promotes the...

On December 10, 2020December 10, 2020by
Upcoming National Holiday in El Salvador on November 2nd, 2020
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Upcoming National Holiday in El Salvador on November 2nd, 2020

Dear Clients and Friends: ROMERO PINEDA & ASOCIADOS reminds you that pursuant to Article 190 of the Labor Code, the 2nd of November of each year is established as paid holiday leave, applicable to the employees of the public and private sectors in order to commemorate the “All Souls’ Day”. In this regard, employees working...

On October 30, 2020October 30, 2020by
SECOND EXTENSION OF PHASE 1 FOR THE REOPENING OF THE ECONOMY
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SECOND EXTENSION OF PHASE 1 FOR THE REOPENING OF THE ECONOMY

On July 19 of this year, the President of the Republic of El Salvador announced through his social networks, a second suspension of the implementation of PHASE 2 of the Economic Reopening Plan, scheduled for July 21st, due to the high number of infections reported in recent days and opinions of experts from the Ministry...

On July 22, 2020July 22, 2020by
DECREE  No. 644 COVID 19 JUDICIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE TERMS
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DECREE No. 644 COVID 19 JUDICIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE TERMS

Decree No. 644 establishing the transitory provision for the extension of judicial and administrative terms within the framework of the Quarantine Law. By Legislative Assembly Decree No. 593, dated  March 14, 2020  and subsequent decrees, the suspension of the legal terms and deadlines applicable to administrative and judicial procedures, with the exception of the deadlines...

On May 19, 2020May 19, 2020by
“TEMPORARY ACT REGULATING ISOLATION, QUARANTINE, OBSERVATION AND SURVEILLANCE FOR COVID-19” and DECREE NUMBER 24.
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“TEMPORARY ACT REGULATING ISOLATION, QUARANTINE, OBSERVATION AND SURVEILLANCE FOR COVID-19” and DECREE NUMBER 24.

On May 5th, 2020, the Legislative Assembly approved Decree 639 containing the “TEMPORARY ACT REGULATING ISOLATION, QUARANTINE, OBSERVATION AND SURVEILLANCE FOR COVID-19”, which aims to develop the conditions, time and manner of compliance with quarantine, surveillance or observation of persons who are subject to such control measures, as determined by the Ministry of Health for...

On May 14, 2020May 14, 2020by