Upcoming National Holiday on September 15, 2018


Dear Clients and Friends:

ROMERO PINEDA & ASOCIADOS reminds you that pursuant to Article 190 of the Labor Code, the 15th of September of each year is established as paid holiday leave, applicable to the employees of the public and private sectors in order to commemorate the “Independence Day”.

In this regard, employees working in the referred holiday must be paid an extraordinary wage composed of regular wage plus an extra charge of 100%. Also, if they work overtime or work a night shift, the calculation for the payment of these extra charges will be based on the aforementioned extraordinary wage.

For additional information and legal assistance on this or any other Corporate and/or Labor matters, please feel free to contact Beatriz Merino, Associate/ Coordinator of the Labor Unit at (503) 2505-5555 or to email bmerino@romeropineda.com.

We will be pleased to assist you.


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