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Carlos Rodriguez

Carlos Rodriguez

Associate

Expertise

  • Administrative
  • Employment
  • Labor Law
  • Regulated Sector

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Co-Chair
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Profile
Carlos is a senior associate in Consortium Legal – El Salvador. With more than 16 years of experience in the corporate area, specializing in Labor Law and Occupational Safety and Health.

He acted as General Director of Social Prevention for the El Salvador’s Ministry of Labor, extending his knowledge on inspection of Occupational safety and health; he was also Regional Coordinator for the Project Sustainable Development for the Safety and occupational health in Central America y Dominican Republic (PRODESSO).

Carlos has represented El Salvador in the International Labor Organization and the American Nations Organization. He has been consultant for international agencies, such as the Pan-American Health Organization and US AID, in projects such as the Proposal for National Policy of Occupational Safety and Health, Nationwide regulation and action plans for Risk Prevention.

Additionally, Carlos has been Law Professor, specializing in Labor Law and Occupational Safety and Health; both in the University Degree in Legal Sciences, as in National and Regional Master of Labor Law and Human Resources. He is the author of books in labor law and different articles in directories and legal magazines.

Education

Doctorate in Private Law, Universidad Dr. José Matías Delgado, El Salvador (2011)
Doctorate in Legal Sciences, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain (2010)
Master’s Degree in Legal Sciences, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain (2009)
Degree in Legal Sciences, Universidad Dr. José Matías Delgado, El Salvador (2001)
Lawyer and Notary authorized by the Supreme Court of Justice of the Republic of El Salvador

Areas of Practice

Administrative | Employment | Labor Law | Regulated Sector

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Permanently advises in labor law matters, different companies in various productive sectors, including LA CONSTANCIA, WALMART, POLLO CAMPERO, AMCOR RIGID PLASTICS, THE OFFICE GURUS, FOCUS EL SALVADOR, COYATOC CONSTRUCCIONES, DOLLAR CITY, among others.
He has advised in the field of Occupational Safety and Health to companies in the commerce and industry sectors, and public entities and municipalities in the implementation of Diagnoses and Programs for the Prevention of Occupational Risks, among which are DYCSA, CINEMARK, LANCASCO, KONEFETTY, TELUS , ISDEMU and MUNICIPAL CITY HALL OF SOYAPANGO, including CONSORTIUM EL SALVADOR, with an accreditation as an Advisory Company on Occupational Safety, from the Ministry of Workers for the years 2014-2016.
Conducted the revision of the Internal Labor Relations Manual of the United States Embassy in El Salvador.


Professional Activities and Experience

Served as General Director of Social Security of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security, being in charge of Security and Occupational Health inspections, as well as in the area of promotion and training in the subject.

Served as Director of International Relations of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security, representing the country before the International Labor Organization and the Organization of American States.

Regional Coordination for the Safety and Occupational Health Sustainable Development Project in Central America and the Dominican Republic (PRODESSO), financed by the Government of Canada; which supported the strengthening of the legal framework of the SSO and the creation of strategic instruments in the 7 countries, as well as the promotion of the subject in companies of various productive sectors.


Articles

Important aspects in recruitment and selection processes
Consortium Legal - El Salvador, October 2021

Regional Labor Team   The recruitment and selection process is critical for companies and certain principles related to the dignity of the human person must be respected during its execution...

Additional Articles

Author of the Doctoral Thesis: Labor Relations in the Subcontract Regime in Salvadoran Law, 2010, recognized by the Autonomous University of Barcelona in the category of Outstanding Cum Laude.

Author of the Dissertation for Master's Degree Eligibility titled, Analysis of the Labor Contract Regime in El Salvador, 2009.

Coordinator of the Recompilation of SSO Instruments in Central America and the Dominican Republic, created by the PRODESSO Project, and published under ISBN registration number 978-99923-945-0-2, 2010.

Compiler of the Recompilation of Occupational Safety and Health Laws in El Salvador, published under ISBN registration number 978-99923-920-9-6, 2010.

Articles:

Author of the Investigation: Implications of the new General Law for the Prevention of Risks in the Place of Work for State Institutions; in the Framework of the Project: Creation of a Strategic Information System for the Presidency of El Salvador, financed by AECID and executed by FUNDE, 2011.

Author of the Investigation: The Modalities of Labor Contracts in the Public Sector, specific proposals to improve its regulation and to effectively guarantee the rights of the public in the Framework of the Project: Creation of a Strategic Information System for the Presidency of El Salvador, financed by AECID and executed by FUNDE, 2011.

Coordinator of the Electronic Newsletter on Occupational Safety and Health and Labor Aspects in the region, published in the web site www.fundeprodesso.org. 2010.


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