Argentine Congress moves forward with work quota project for transsexuals
Buenos Aires, June 11 (EFE) .- The Argentine Chamber of Deputies on Friday approved and referred to the Senate for its treatment and possible sanction a bill that will promote formal employment for transvestites, transsexuals and transgender people .
The main objective of the regulation is to establish a work quota of 1% in the three branches of the national state, in public ministries, enterprises and state-owned companies in all their procurement modalities.
It also aims to provide tax incentives such as access to preferential credits for individuals for hiring trans personnel and it is stipulated that completion of studies cannot be a barrier to entry and tenure. of the post.
It is up to the Senate of the Nation to process the project and give it the necessary approval for it to be converted into law.
“This law brings a discussion that attacks the heart of patriarchy and biology,” said Mónica Macha, the ruling Frente de Todos MP.
The legislator chairs the Women and Diversity Commission on campus and was one of those who promoted the project.
The project, which is named “Diana Sacayán Lohana Berkins”, in honor of two activists who fought for the visibility of trans people, was approved with 207 affirmative votes, 11 negative votes – mostly from the opposition Republican proposal (PRO) – and 7 abstentions.
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On the other hand, with 134 positive and 9 negative votes, the regulations which will aim to promote gender parity in the country’s audiovisual communication services, both in the public and private spheres, have been promulgated.
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