Social Dialogue to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals: country brief ARGENTINA

The study of Argentina mainly covers the period 2003 to 2016. Within that period, the use of social dialogue to address the informal economy resulted in a 1440 per cent increase of the minimum wage for informal workers between 2003 and 2013. Undeclared employment plummeted from 48.3% in 2003 to 33.5% in 2017. Furthermore, the number of self-employed workers contributing to the social security system rose to 2.7 million in 2013. This social improvement also reached the sphere of collective bargain agreements, between 2011 and 2017 over 33 collective bargain agreements referred to the informal economy.