Caracas Business Specialist

Yeoshua Bograd has focused his practice on Labor Law. He is experienced in labor litigation at the different levels of judicial authorities, including the Supreme Tribunal of Justice, as well as in administrative proceedings at the different authorities for the protection of workers’ rights, such as Labor Inspector’s Offices, the Venezuelan Institute for labor safety, and the social security agencies.

He also provides advice to his clients on the various areas of Labor Law, individual negotiations, recruitment of staff, the structure of remuneration plans, employment agreements, labor settlements, non-labor services agreements, employment relationship issues, prevention of labor risks, application of labor legislation and jurisprudence, discussion of collective bargaining agreements, union issues, collective conflicts, and social security matters. 

Mr. Bograd has participated in several labor auditing processes related to the labor legislation and health and safety at work, due diligence, handling of plant shutdowns, mass dismissals, labor cuts, the process of employer substitution, and suspension of activities, plant purchases, among others.

He has provided advice to national and foreign companies of different sectors, such as the oil, pharmaceutical, beauty and personal care, food, and technology sectors, as well as national and foreign companies of the fields of mining, tobacco, liquors, airlines, banking, and manufacture of vehicles, wheels, and spare parts. 

Mr. Bograd graduated from Universidad Metropolitana and completed a specialization in Labor Law at Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, both in Caracas, Venezuela. He is currently taking courses to complete a specialization in International Finance at Universidad Metropolitana, where he is also a Labor Law professor of undergraduate courses. He is a consulted expert of the World Justice Project for the WJP Rule of Law Index and a regular speaker in several forums developed by universities and professional chambers of industry and commerce.

He is a senior associate in Travieso Evans Arria Rengel & Paz, a law firm founded more than 90 years ago, with a presence in five states of the country and nationwide coverage, which has been repeatedly included in the best national and international rankings. The firm also has specialists in different areas of law and assists its clients in the following areas of practice: Banking and Capital Market, Corporate Law, Foreign Exchange Control, Labor Law, Real Estate Law, Public and Regulatory Law, Maritime Law, Tax and Customs, Energy and Mining Law, Project Financing, Litigation and Arbitration, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intellectual Property, Telecommunications, and Tourism.