Law Nº 31632 establishes the following rules regarding the compensation of accrued paid leave accumulated by workers in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic:
|Forms of compensation||Accumulated leave may be compensated:
– With overtime work, not exceeding 2 hours per day, provided that the employee’s workday does not exceed 52 hours per week.
– With up to 15 days of vacation per period pending to be taken, in which case each day of vacation is equivalent to 3 days of paid leave.
|Compensation period||Compensation in the forms indicated above may only be made within 1 year from December 2, 2022. The hours that have not been compensated shall be considered absolved.|
|Prohibition||It is forbidden to make discounts in the social benefits liquidation upon termination to compensate the accumulated leave hours with credit.|
|Employer’s reporting obligation||Within a maximum period of 15 calendar days from December 2, 2022, employers must communicate in writing to employees the total amount of paid leave hours owed.|