COVID-19 and domestic work in Argentina - Executive Summary

The COVID-19 crisis is having a strong impact on the Argentine labor market. Although the economic, labor and social consequences are generalized, there are a number of groups of workers who are particularly affected. Domestic workers are in the first line of response and play an essential role. This report highlights the pandemic's effects on domestic work in Argentina and describes why the current crisis places domestic workers in a highly vulnerable situation. In addition, it details the measures implemented in Argentina that directly affect the sector and analyzes to what extent they are in line with the recommendations to provide a comprehensive response to domestic workers.