Historically in Chile the labor statute has allowed employees to be hired to perform a specific job. The labor contract ends when the job is terminated. This has typically been used in the construction industry. Termination of this kind of labor contract does not trigger severance, as indefinite term contracts do. However, Law N°21.122 entered into force as from January 2019, providing several key changes to protect employees hired under this type of contract
Even in the era of far-reaching international trade agreements and regional economic and political partnerships, the majority of laws and regulations governing the workplace are still determined by the individual countries where employees work.
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