Three is a Crowd: What Employers Need to Know about Employee Outsourcing and Temporary Agencies in South America and Mexico

Date(s) of Presentation
Thursday, December 1, 2016

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Program Description:

There are myriad legal implications related to outsourcing employees and contracting with temporary agencies in Latin America, including: the need to consider specific laws and regulations; the potential risks for the employer, including becoming liable for the labor and social security obligations of the outsourced employees; health- and safety-related obligations and liabilities; restrictions on the scope or type of subcontracted  services; bans or restrictions on employee supply or employee lease arrangements, etc. During this webinar, employment lawyers from across South America and Mexico will provide guidance and insight into:

  • The general legal framework for outsourcing services and employee supply by temporary agencies
  • The risks and benefits of outsourcing
  • Best practices for employers


  • John Tucker, Moderator, Hoet Peláez Castillo & Duque, Caracas, Venezuela
  • Oscar Aitken, Carey, Santiago, Chile
  • José Balta, Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados, Lima, Peru
  • Renato Canizares, Demarest Advogados, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Florencia Fitipaldo, Hughes and Hughes, Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Nadia Gonzalez, Santamarina y Steta, Monterey, Mexico
  • Enrique Stile,  Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Marie Elena Subero, Hoet Peláez Castillo & Duque, Caracas, Venezuela