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Argentina - Substantive requirements for dismissals


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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes

Valid grounds (justified dismissal): any fair reasons; economic reasons

Prohibited grounds: marital status; pregnancy; race; sex; religion; political opinion; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities

Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; confirmed injured workers; older workers/workers on the verge of retirement; workers performing military/alternative service; workers on temporary leave following an occupational disease or a work injury; workers holding an elected position or discharging a public function

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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes

Valid grounds (justified dismissal): any fair reasons; economic reasons

Prohibited grounds: marital status; pregnancy; race; sex; religion; political opinion; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities

Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; confirmed injured workers; older workers/workers on the verge of retirement; workers performing military/alternative service; workers on temporary leave following an occupational disease or a work injury; workers holding an elected position or discharging a public function

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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes

Valid grounds (justified dismissal): any fair reasons; economic reasons

Prohibited grounds: marital status; pregnancy; race; sex; religion; political opinion; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities

Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; confirmed injured workers; older workers/workers on the verge of retirement; workers performing military/alternative service; workers on temporary leave following an occupational disease or a work injury; workers holding an elected position or discharging a public function

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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes

Valid grounds (justified dismissal): any fair reasons; economic reasons

Prohibited grounds: marital status; pregnancy; race; sex; religion; political opinion; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities

Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; confirmed injured workers; older workers/workers on the verge of retirement; workers performing military/alternative service; workers on temporary leave following an occupational disease or a work injury; workers holding an elected position or discharging a public function

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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes

Valid grounds (justified dismissal): any fair reasons; economic reasons

Prohibited grounds: marital status; pregnancy; race; sex; religion; political opinion; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities

Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; confirmed injured workers; older workers/workers on the verge of retirement; workers performing military/alternative service; workers on temporary leave following an occupational disease or a work injury; workers holding an elected position or discharging a public function

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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes

Valid grounds (justified dismissal): any fair reasons; economic reasons

Prohibited grounds: marital status; pregnancy; race; sex; religion; political opinion; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities

Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; confirmed injured workers; older workers/workers on the verge of retirement; workers performing military/alternative service; workers on temporary leave following an occupational disease or a work injury; workers holding an elected position or discharging a public function

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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes

Valid grounds (justified dismissal): any fair reasons; economic reasons

Prohibited grounds: marital status; pregnancy; race; sex; religion; political opinion; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities

Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; confirmed injured workers; older workers/workers on the verge of retirement; workers performing military/alternative service; workers on temporary leave following an occupational disease or a work injury; workers holding an elected position or discharging a public function

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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes

Valid grounds (justified dismissal): any fair reasons; economic reasons

Prohibited grounds: marital status; pregnancy; race; sex; religion; political opinion; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities

Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; confirmed injured workers; older workers/workers on the verge of retirement; workers performing military/alternative service; workers on temporary leave following an occupational disease or a work injury; workers holding an elected position or discharging a public function

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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes

Valid grounds (justified dismissal): any fair reasons; economic reasons

Prohibited grounds: marital status; pregnancy; race; sex; religion; political opinion; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities

Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; confirmed injured workers; older workers/workers on the verge of retirement; workers performing military/alternative service; workers on temporary leave following an occupational disease or a work injury; workers holding an elected position or discharging a public function

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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes

Valid grounds (justified dismissal): any fair reasons; economic reasons

Prohibited grounds: marital status; pregnancy; race; sex; religion; political opinion; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities

Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; confirmed injured workers; older workers/workers on the verge of retirement; workers performing military/alternative service; workers on temporary leave following an occupational disease or a work injury; workers holding an elected position or discharging a public function