Labor guide to Doing Business in Argentina

by 26 Sep 2021Companies, Doing business in Argentina, Labor and Social Security

Our Labor Guide to Doing Business in Argentina is intended to cover the basics of Argentine labor laws, the hiring process of employees, general salary and working conditions, termination of employment, and many other subjects of interest for those companies planning to do business in Argentina or already established and with a current payroll.

Below you can browse the table of content.

Table of Contents

1) HOW LABOR LAW WORKS IN ARGENTINA
2) HIRING EMPLOYEES
a) Incorporating a company
b) Recruiting
i) Background checks
ii) Pre-employment medical examinations
iii) Non-discrimination
c) Execution of the employment agreement
i) Formalities
ii) Types of labor contracts
(1) Indefinite-term contracts
(2) Fixed-term contracts
(3) Temporary contracts
(4) Seasonal contracts
(5) Part-time contracts
(6) Telework contracts
(6) Apprenticeship contract
d) Unregistered or deficiently registered labor relationships
3) SALARIES AND WORKING CONDITIONS
a) Salaries and other benefits
b) Social security contributions
c) Working hours
d) Paid leaves
i) Holidays and other leaves
ii) Sickness or accidents non-related to work
e) Changes in working conditions
g) Furloughs
h) Harassment in the workplace
4. TERMINATING EMPLOYMENT
a) Termination without cause
b) Termination for gross misconduct
c) Other grounds for termination
i) Resignation
ii) Death of the employer or the employee
iii) Retirement
iv) Lack of work and force majeure
v) Mutual agreement
vi) Employer´s bankruptcy
d) Constructive dismissals
5. POST-EMPLOYMENT RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS
6. TRANSFER OF BUSINESS. ASSIGNMENT OF EMPLOYEES
7. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS
7) UNIONS
a) Union rights
b) Union delegates
i) Number
ii) Powers
iii) Special protection
8) FOREIGN WORKERS
a) Migration procedures
i) Mercosur and associated states´ citizens
ii) Non-Mercosur´ s citizens
b) Foreigners working illegally
c) Foreign workers´ status

Should you want to consult any item of our Labor Guide to Doing Business in Argentina, or like to have a complimentary copy of the full guide, please, contact us at your convenience.

 

Mario E. Castro Sammartino

 

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