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Daniel Orlansky practices mainly in the areas of employment and labor law. He is a litigator and handles complex litigation cases. He also frequently lectures on employee mobility and expatriate issues.

By means of Decree 493/21 published in the Official Gazette on 6 August 2021, a benefit of reduction of an employer’s social security contributions was established for the case of new hiring of personnel who participate, or have participated, in Educational, Vocational Training or Labor Intermediation Programs of the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security.

In the framework of the global pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2, and given both the decrease of cases and the increase of vaccination in Argentina, through Decree 494/2021, the National Government has established new preventive measures applicable between 7 August and 1 October 2021, inclusive, attuned to those that were last implemented by means of Decree 413/2021.

In view of several controversies that have arisen during the last days, the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security (“Ministry of Labor”), by means of a note, ratified the validity of Joint Resolution No. 4/2021, by which it has established that employers are entitled to summon workers included in the assumptions of exemption from the duty of attendance to face-to-face work if such workers have received at least the first dose of any of the vaccines intended to generate acquired immunity against COVID-19.

Within the framework of the economic emergency in occupational matters, currently in force at least until 31 December 2021, the executive has enacted Emergency Decree (DNU) No. 266/2021, by which it has extended the prohibition to dismiss without just cause, as well as to perform terminations or suspensions for lack or reduction of work, or for force majeure, until 31 May 2021.

By means of Resolution 54/2021, published on 5 February 2021, the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security established that the Employment Legal Regime for Contracts of those Working From Home, set forth in Law No. 27,555 and Regulatory Decree No. 27/2021, will enter into force on 1 April 2021.