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The Anti-Corruption Office (OA) led by former PRO Deputy Laura Alonso issued on April 25th a ruling clearing Labor Minister Jorge Triaca from all legal responsibility, giving him a virtual slap on the wrist after analyzing the scandal over the …

Ever since President Mauricio Macri took office in December, there has been lots of debate and back-and-forth about whether the supposed wave of layoffs that many were witnessing was real. Now the government has officially come out and said it …

President Mauricio Macri’s party, the Republican Proposal (PRO), will be going on a “spiritual retreat” today in San Juan province to show “unity within the government and to consolidate their political message”. The president will not be attending.

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*Update: As announced by his son Pablo Moyano late this morning, Hugo Moyano will retain his position as CGT head until August 22nd, when union elections are held.


After 12 years of leadership, Hugo Moyano will be stepping down

The Minimum Wage Council — an entity comprised of politicians, union representatives and businessmen —  is meeting today to officially agree on a raise in the country’s minimum wage and unemployment benefits. That’s the good news. The bad news is …

Kids, pack your pens and pencils: looks like you’re going back to school on Monday. Or some of you, at least.

After weeks of tense negotiating, an agreement was signed between the national government and the teachers’ unions yesterday, putting …

President Mauricio Macri met with the leaders of the main unions yesterday to discuss salary increases, the source of a lot of tension lately as workers demand a 40 percent increase while the government sticks to its projected 25 percent …

The ongoing tensions between the government and unions over salary increases reached (another) boiling point yesterday when Labor Minister Jorge Triaca announced that this year’s salaries would increase somewhere between 20 and 25 percent instead of the 40 percent hike …


The workers of poultry company Cresta Roja finally reached an agreement with the Government on Wednesday to put an end to the conflict that led to a seven-day-long roadblock on the Ricchieri highway (outside the Ezeiza Airport,) in which they …

Remember that strike by Cresta Roja workers cutting off the access to the Ezeiza airport that had you worried all week? Well, today the Gendarmerie (a.k.a Border Control) has set out to try to disperse and remove protesters from the