Populist politics to shape labour laws across LatAm, say panelists

As the rise in populism spreads around the world, politics are in a state of flux and Latin America is no exception. The new political reality stands to affect labour legislation in the region, heard an audience at Latin Lawyer Live’s fifth annual Labour & Employment Conference on Tuesday.

Populist politics to shape labour laws across LatAm, say panelists Credit: Freedom Film LLC/Christopher Lavado

As noted by Proskauer Rose LLP’s Anthony Oncidi, co-chair of the event and moderator of a panel on the return of the pink tide, populism is on the up in multiple economies, as politicians with both leftist and rightist agendas gain in prominence.



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