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La reforma laboral en el Uruguay 2005 – 2009. Participación para la regulación

  • Jorge Notaro


    (Universidad de la República (Uruguay). Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y de Administración. Instituto de Economía)

It took place a very deep labor reform and resulted a new Labor Relations System Regulated and Participativo. The Washington Consensus approach may consider that there were new rigidities; but investment, gross internal product, employment and wages, continued growing. As results, the tripartites stages were consolidated, the social actors become stronger and a fairer distribution of power between employers and trade unions was reached. The government was the principal protagonist; with its proposals and bargaining style, created conditions for the development of the unions activities, achieved a bigger cooperation and secured high profits to capital. It becomes the reference point to unions conflicts about wages and with management about changes in laws with impact on power relations.

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Paper provided by Instituto de Economía - IECON in its series Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) with number 09-07.

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Length: 76 pages
Date of creation: Dec 2009
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Handle: RePEc:ulr:wpaper:dt-07-09
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