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.
While Argentina continues to take steps to gradually reduce COVID-19 curfews and re-open its economy, it is also undisputed that many businesses have been seriously harmed during the lockdown, and are —or will be in the short run— in need of reducing their headcount, or even of a total shutdown of operations.
– Deadline for re-registration of databases until October 31st, 2019 – I – Personal Data Protection Law No. 25,326. The Personal Data Protection Law No. 25,326 (hereinafter the “Law”) is in force since year 2000, and regulates the processing and protection of personal data included in files, records, or other…