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COMPENSATION FOR DAMAGES AWARDED TO A WORKER FOR LATE ENROLLMENT TO THE SOCIAL SECURITY

Dear clients and friends, on February 19th of this year, the Social Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice, in a decision held by the Magistrate Luis Franceschi Gutierrez, concluded that evidently the company cause a direct harm to the worker, by not enrolling him in time to the Venezuelan Social Security Institute, ie the legally established period by law, this prevented the worker to access his disability pension, after suffering a non related to work accident that resulted in a permanent disability.

In this vein, an expert was appointed by the Court for the purposes of determining the amount of the compensation, in accordance with the provisions of the Social Security Law and its Regulation.

You can access the full content of the judgment referred to in the following link:

http://www.tsj.gov.ve/decisiones/scs/Febrero/0012-19213-2013-09-799.html