Recognizing Diversity Issue, Argentina Law Adds Transgender Workers to Labor Force

Argentina’s President Fernández signed a decree in September establishing a 1 percent employment quota for transgender people in the public sector. The law went into effect on January 1st.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina has long been a progressive bastion in Latin America. It was one of the first countries in the region to allow same-sex marriage and also has anti-discrimination laws in many cities. It’s also been a beacon of hope for the transgender community, with the government long allowing individuals to choose their self-perceived identity regardless of their biological sex.

However, transgender workers still face immense discrimination and . . .

To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?