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Sadly for many, there has been a two-month consecutive decline in employment in the public sector. According to reports, this is the first time this happens since Macri took office. Disproportionately, between May and June there have been 10,600 layoffs

A Labor Judge upheld an injunction presented by five out of the more than 350 laid off workers of the state news agency Télam be reinstated to their jobs. Judge Ricardo Tatarsky argued that, given the high amount of layoffs, …

Employees from the state news agency Télam are on strike and have take over the building where they work, after the government announced yesterday its decision to lay off 354 employees, 38 percent of the total staff, which yesterday amounted …

Since last December, the Macri administration has been implementing a process of layoffs in different ministries and state-run organizations. According to estimates provided by the state workers unions (UPCN and ATE), around 1,200 people have been laid off in little …

Ministry of Education workers began a strike for an indefinite amount of time today after government authorities didn’t guarantee their laid off coworkers would be reinstated to their posts. Workers claim that authorities decided to not renew the contracts of …

Argentina’s second semester follows a tumultuous first in which thousands of workers were laid off as President Mauricio Macri’s administration endeavored to reduce size of the State apparatus, which it argued had been largely overstaffed by the previous administration to …

The national statistics bureau (INDEC) today reported that formal private employment grew by 1.2 percent during this year’s first trimester. According to the report, there are now approximately 6,550,964 workers formally registered in the Argentine employment system, compared to the …

Private consulting firm Tendencias Económicas (“Economic Trends”) has reported that nearly 154,570 workers have been laid off to date in 2016 — adding some 15,174 layoffs in May to April’s approximately 140,000 total. The number of workers suspended without pay …

Amid the controversy over the so-called Employment Emergency bill, which in its present state would ban both the public and private sectors from laying off workers for 180 days as well as compel employers to give out double severance packages …

President Mauricio Macri gave a press conference today and addressed issues such as the state of the economy, the government’s relationship with the judiciary and, of course, the Employment Emergency bill that would prevent the public and private sectors from …