Tag - Exemplary Damages

Exemplary Damages in Labor Cases

Exemplary or corrective damages are imposed, by way of example or correction for the public good, in addition to the moral, temperate, liquidated or compensatory damages. [Article 2229, Civil Code] Further, the Civil Code provides for the rules concerning the award of exemplary damages. In Article 2229 it states that exemplary or corrective damages are imposed, by way of example or correction for the public good, in addition to the moral, temperate, liquidated or compensatory damages. While in Article 2232 it [...]

Payment of Damages as Hazard in Employee Termination

In previous post, the consequences of termination of employment were discussed. There are many other adverse scenarios that can result out of employee dismissal that the employer should understand and prepare for. Learn the legally defensible way to craft Disciplinary Notices The reason employee dismissal should be handled with extra care is the possibility of wreaking financial havoc on the company and setting a bad precedent among employees. One of the hazards of employee termination is the payment of various forms of [...]

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