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Tag: layoffs

  • Thursday, November 25th 2021 - 18:48 UTC

    Argentina not likely to extend special layoff measures, Labor Minister says

    “They were two extraordinary measures for an extraordinary situation,” Moroni said.

    Argentine Labor Minister Claudio Moroni Thursday said it was “highly likely” that the double severance money and the ban on dismissals decreed as a part of the emergency measures to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic will not be extended after December 31, since the economic situation was getting back to normal.

  • Friday, May 28th 2021 - 09:31 UTC

    Argentina: Bans on layoffs extended for 30 days

    The ban on layoffs is ”an instrument which has given the country very good results in terms of job protection,” Todesca Bosco said

    The Argentine Government of Alberto Fernández Thursday decided to extend a ban on layoffs for another 30 days so that workers who were affected by the recent full-scale quarantine decreed de the President does not result in workers losing their jobs, it was announced.

  • Friday, January 5th 2018 - 10:44 UTC

    Crackdown on phantom employees, “gnocchi”, in the Argentine Congress

    Authorities have begun proceedings to remove 160 of them from their positions, while 30 others decided to resign when confronted with evidence of absenteeism

    Nearly 200 phantom workers at Argentina's parliament have been caught in a crackdown on employees who only show up sporadically for their jobs, it has been reported. According to La Nacion, the Argentine Congress implemented a new attendance control system for employees two months ago, and it has already caught 190 who had not shown up for long periods without a good explanation.