“This shows there is a cultural issue, to maintain the level of work without thinking of economic efficiency,” said Trevisani. The Let’s Change official spoke as he defended a bill designed to promote youth employment that was savaged by the opposition as “unpassable” without amendments, considering the bill a throwback to labour reforms implemented in the 1990s. Addressing a plenary of committees yesterday, Triaca admitted the job sector faced turmoil, saying construction and industry had been hit the hardest. Argentina’s political reality lead some to question how politically feasible further reforms, especially the historically sensitive labour issue, really are. Macri does not have a majority in Congress and needs moderate members of the opposition Peronist movement to pass legislation.
Source: Bueno Aires Herald September 17, 2016 03:11 UTC