Can employees in Colombia have more than one job?

Employees can have more than one job in Colombia if they adhere to contractual obligations, avoid conflicts of interest, and manage working hours effectively. 

  1. Legal Framework: The Colombian Labor Code permits multiple jobs, provided there is no conflict of interest and job responsibilities are met.

  2. Employer Consent: Check employment contracts for clauses requiring primary employer consent for additional jobs.

  3. Conflict of Interest: Avoid working for competing businesses or sharing confidential information between employers.

  4. Working Hours: Total working hours across all jobs should not exceed the standard 48-hour workweek without proper overtime compensation.

  5. Health and Safety: Manage workload to prevent burnout and ensure well-being.


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