Chile: Work Hour Regulations  

Key Points  

  • Chile reintroduced working hour regulations, including a 40-hour week project and a gradual reduction of working hours 


The government of Chile has reintroduced previous working hour regulations. These measures include maintaining a 40-hour working week project and amendments aimed at gradually reducing working hours.   

What are the Changes?  

The government of Chile reenacted a 40-hour work-week regulation. According to the government, these measures will improve work-life balance, modernize labor regulations and better support micro and small businesses. 

Looking Ahead  

The government plans to work with all stakeholders to ensure the successful implementation of these changes. Continue to check the government of Chile’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.

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