On May 23, 2016, through the Decree 701/2016, the Argentine Executive Power totally vetoed the law project that declared the public emergency in the occupational field.
On May 23, 2016, through the Decree 701/2016 and in exercise of the powers set in section 83 of the Argentine Constitution, the Argentine Executive Power totally vetoed the law project that declared an employment public emergency.
This project declared an employment public emergency for the term of one hundred and eighty (180) days and it also forbid dismissals and suspensions of workers without due cause, in both the public and private sectors, for the same period of time.
Such regulation was going to be applicable to all workers; regardless of the type of employment and it determined the nullity of the acts that were arranged in contravention of this prohibition.
Furthermore, the law project which was totally observed, established the due procedure to be followed in case dismissals took place despite what was stated in the project and its inapplicability to the new employment contracts to be initiated after the enforcement of the law project.
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