A series of bills aimed at reforming current labor regulations, including one to promote reduction in working days, It was presented to the National Senate by Mariano Riccalde, a Buenos Aires legislator from the pro-government interbloc Frente de Todos (FdT).
The first of the projects promotes reducing the working day from 48 to 36 weekly hours With a view to promoting the four-day working week.
in that sense, it Lower all legal maximums: Day and night regime, unhealthy work and special regime.
According to the authors, this reduction would make it possible to “improve the distribution of existing work and create jobs, increase productivity, improve quality of life, reduce accidents, reduce occupational costs, and ecological and health impacts.”
one of the projects Builds 40 Courts and 5 Chambers in the field of National Labor Justice for Reduce the period of confirmation of labor suits.
Ricard stressed that “whereas in countries such as Brazil, Chile, Colombia or Uruguay the duration of labor lawsuits is one year or less, in Argentina the average is two and a half years,” adding that “they can even reach four and a half years”. Are.” Year.”
“Increasing the number of courts and chambers will allow us to reduce time limits and conduct more agile and effective labor justice,” he proposed.
third project gonna make work code, so that all labor law be integrated into a single volume “to facilitate your knowledge and application”.
Ricalde also proposes “License for Menstruating Persons”, which he justified to be” demands from various feminist groups and health professionals”.
The project “guarantees a paid leave during periods of menstruation to reduce the gender gap that exists in the workplace.”
“Our country and the world have gone through many social and technological changes in recent years. And of course, labor law should be adapted. But the way out is to expand rights, not eliminate them as some sectors have proposed. Has done. History shows it,” he said.
The National Senator said that “every time there was ‘flexibility’ and rights were cut, job insecurity and unemployment increased.”
“No one wants to confuse us. Labor reforms yes, but progressive: With more rights, with regulations that promote registered employment and the comprehensive health of all workers.” Sentenced.
Feliz día a todos los trabajadores y trabajadoras 🇦🇷
Hoy quiero contarles algunos proyectos que presentamos en el @SenadoArgentina para promover mejoras en el mundo laboral.👇🏻
— Mariano Recalde (@marianorecalde) May 1, 2023