Recent news

Latest items of recent news relevant to Argentina as reported in our fortnightly newswire ‘Dernières nouvelles’.

Argentina: CUIT and CUIL without gender

The current system for issuing Unique Labour Identity Codes (CUIL) is being changed by eliminating the gender-specific prefix …

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Argentina: New regulations for reporting COVID-19 as an occupational disease

A new regulation (Resolution 10/21) has come into force which will determine how an employee may take action on the basis that COVID-19 is an occupational disease …

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Argentina: Inflation continues to rise, up 4.1% in April 2021

According to the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses, consumer price inflation rose by 4 …

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Argentina: Wealth to be subject to new contribution

Those with wealth levels above ARS 200,000,000 (US$2 …

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Argentina: Hyperinflation

During 2020, consumer price inflation ended the year at a cumulative rate of 36 …

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Argentina: Minimum wage to increase by 28% until 2021

The government and both sides of industry have just agreed a 28% increase in the monthly gross minimum wage …

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Argentina: Employment measures in response to COVID-19

The government is seeking to reduce state assistance to companies, whilst relaxing its ban on permanent layoffs …

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Argentina: Deadlines for entry permits extended

The validity of certain entry permits has been further extended until 18th October 2020 …

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Argentina: Transgender quota

President Alberto Fernandez has just signed a new decree establishing a 1% transgender quota for all jobs in the public sector …

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Argentina: Senate passes law regulating teleworking conditions

A law regulating the conditions applicable to teleworkers has now been passed by the Senate …

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Argentina: Dismissal for losing trust

Chamber 5 of the National Labor Appeals Court has concluded that an employer was justified in dismissing an employee for loss of trust in respect to computer use …

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Argentina: Delays and confusion in ATP

AFIP, the Revenue Service of Argentina, was charged with paying out Emergency Assistance Program for Work and Production (ATP) “supplementary salary” assistance to employers in order to help maintain employment during the crisis …

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Argentina: Bills to tackle perceived problems

Even before the crisis is over, the Senate is hard at work introducing Bills to tackle perceived problems that have come to the fore in recent months …

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Argentina: Certification for carrying out essential activities

The government has introduced a system of certification for enabling those who carry out essential activities to travel on public roads during the health emergency …

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Argentina: Employers’ liability due to the current health emergency

The Superintendency of Occupational Risk (SRT) has advised employers that they must inform their occupational risk insurers about workers being required to work from home due to the current health emergency …

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