Bertha Xiomara Ortega
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Bertha is a partner at Consortium Legal – Nicaragua, with more than 40 years of experience practicing in the labor area, in both administrative (MITRAB) and judicial courts. She specializes in business law and labor law with vast experience in labor contract counseling, collective bargaining, internal regulations, human resources policies, outsourcing, part-time work, labor settlements, administrative employment suspension and termination contracts, labor inspections before MITRAB, and labor litigation related to social benefits claims, dismissals, and special processes on violation of fundamental rights, among others.
She is an associate professor at the Central American University (UCA) in the areas of labor law and labor procedural rights. She is also a mediator and accredited arbitrator before the Office of Alternative Resolution of Conflicts of the Supreme Court of Justice.
She has advised the Ministry of Labor in projects like the elaboration of the Thesaurus of Administrative Jurisprudence 2008 and 2010, the Labor Administrative Oral Procedures (PALO) and the Protocol of Action of Individual and Collective Conciliators. During her career she has been a consultant to OIT, BETTER WORK, and FUNPADEM, and a teacher at the Judicial School.