Employment and Social Security

Argentine government establishes conditions to be met prior to dismiss employees

Decree 1043/2018, published today, provides that up to March 31, 2019, employers must follow a procedure before dismissing without justified cause employees hired under an indefinite term employment. The employer must serve notice of that dismissal upon  the Ministry of Production and Labor  no less than 10 business day before the dismissal becomes effective.

Discrimination based on political opinion: an Argentine case

The specific political distinction to which political actions and motives can be reduced is the distinction between friend and enemy’.

In June 2016, the Labour Court of Appeals of the City of Buenos Aires2 ruled that the dismissal of an employee from the embassy of Paraguay in Argentina entailed political discrimination, and ordered the embassy to pay economical and moral damages to the plaintiff, on top of severance compensation provided by labour laws for wrongful dismissal.

Amendments to the Labor Risk Insurance Regime

Yesterday, Argentina’s Government amended the Labor Risk Insurance Regime through Decree 54/2017, mainly introducing a mandatory administrative procedure prior to employees filing a judicial labor claim related to labor accidents or disease. 

Are employment quotas for minorities the right way to tackle discrimination?


This article is intended to explore if employment quotas for minorities are an effective option in the implementation of affirmative actions for tackling discrimination related to employment access.

There is a general awareness that even in the present day, challenges remain in the employment market for individuals having equal rights in access to employment opportunities.

Health Exams

The Labor Risks Superintendence (Superintendencia de Riesgos de Trabajo “SRT”) issued Resolution 37/2007, establishing a rearrangement of the medical examinations to be carried out during the employment relationship, the access to information, and the responsibility of the Occupational Risk Insurers (ART).