Article 15

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Coercive, unfair or deceptive recruitment

Article 15 prohibits the use of gangmasters or any other business dedicated to supplying temporary workers, as well as recruitment agents, in agricultural work.

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Law / Argentina / Law No. 26,727 –Special Labour Regime for Agricultural Workers

Law No. 26,727 is aimed at protecting the rights of agricultural workers and includes their labour rights and duties. This Law represents a significant improvement in the legal working conditions for agrarian work (8 hour work day, minimum wage, prohibition of intermediaries, leave, sick and paternity leave, among other provisions). Law No. 26,727 applies even if the agricultural workers are employed abroad, but their work is performed within the Argentine territory. Decree No. 301/2013 includes regulations implementing certain provisions Law No. 26,727.