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Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic: Applying the Principles of ‘Search for Material Truth’ and the ‘Apparent Employer’

In his claim, the employee sued the company ‘Diconfor’ when it was really spelled ‘Diconfo’ – that is without the letter ‘r’. Therefore, in applying the above principles, correspond to the judge, not the plaintiff, to verify if these were two companies and who the actual employer was.

Key Action Points for Human Resources and In-house Counsel 

In applying the principles of “search for material truth” and the “apparent employer”, the obligation falls upon the judge, not the plaintiff, to identify the worker’s true employer.