Most Read Contributor in Argentina, September 2016
The Chamber of Deputies' Commission of Labor Legislation
ruled a series of reforms to the Labor Contract Law, the National
Employment Law and the Educational Internships Law.
Without previous debate, the Chamber of Deputies' Commission
of Labor Legislation has passed a series of amendments mostly on
the Labor Contract Law, the National Employment Law and the
Educational Internships Law.
The main modifications are the following:
Section 15 on transactional,
conciliatory or release agreements.
Section 55 on the omission of
displaying the labor books.
Section 218 on suspensions decided by
Section 241 on judicial approval of
the termination of the contract by mutual agreement.
Section 264 on the non-waiver of
Modifications regarding the inclusion
of agricultural, housekeeping and public sector employees in the
Modifications on the amount of
unemployment benefit, and this will amount to one minimum monthly
Section 21 of Law No. 26,427, has been modified to promote the
inclusion of students with disabilities within the quota of
trainees that companies and government agencies must admit.
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