Latin America is positioned to be one of the next great frontiers for economic growth, including for companies based in the United States. However, establishing business operations in the region is much more complicated than taking what you do in other locations and bringing it there, particularly when it comes to Human Resources and Compensation.
New developments to Mexico’s Federal Labor Law are reshaping possibilities for collective bargaining and a new labor justice system. This much-anticipated reform is a game changer for employers with operations in Mexico, as it’s time to adjust to the new regulations.
But first, it’s important to understand how we got here.Continue reading
It is fair to state that there isn’t a single Latin work culture. The region known as Latin America can be subdivided into the primary language spoken, political and geographic features, as well as demographics and national cultures. One key thread is the importance of family heritage and national origin (“Latino/Hispanic Culture in the U.S. InterExchange,” n.d.). Chamorro-Premuzic and Sanger (2016) examined decision making and communication styles in several regions.Continue reading