The Need for a Labor Reform, and the Crisis and Decadence of the Current Model of Industrial Relations

Argentine legislation is archaic, and its origins can be traced back to the period immediately following the Second World War, built upon some loosely scattered previous laws from the first half of the 20th century. In other words, our regulatory framework is nothing else but the product of social, political and economic struggles from the first half of the last century.

Published in the magazine Consejo Digital on June 4, 2019
Most of our collective bargaining agreements were made in 1973/1975, and only exceptionally updated in 1992/1993, and sporadically amended from time to time.

None of our labor reforms has ever included any reference to new technologies; what’s more they just refer to what existed at the time of their passage. Please note that at the time of their passage there were no computers, PCs, Internet, social media, cell phones, notebooks, or even faxes.

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