04 | 5 | 2023

Law that Modifies the Labor Code Reducing the Ordinary Hours of Workers

On April 26, 2023, Law N°21.561 was published in the Official Gazette, the purpose of which is to reduce the ordinary working day to a maximum of 40 hours.

Along with this, the Law introduces a series of innovations regarding the duration of the working day as well as its registration, calculation and distribution, which means a notorious modernization in the matter, since it provides greater flexibility to labor relations, allowing an application more in line with modern times.

PARTICIPATING LAWYERS

Sebastián Wielandt Covarrubias

Sebastián Wielandt Covarrubias

Head of Judicial and Labor Departments

swielandt@micp.cl
Francisco Fernandez Silva

Francisco Fernandez Silva

Associate

ffernandez@micp.cl