COVID-19 and Labour Law: Chile


  • Pablo Arellano Ortiz Labour Law and Reform Unit, Governance and Tripartism Department, International Labour Office (ILO) Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso
  • Andrés Ahumada Salvo Universidad Andrés Bello, Valparaíso
  • Natalia Astudillo Sanhueza Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso



Covid-19, Labour Law, State of Catastrophe, Remote work, Unemployment benefits and subsidy


Among the measures that have been adopted by the Chilean government to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic stands out the declaration of State of Catastrophe, the promulgation of certain laws that regulate remote work, access to benefits of the unemployment insurance and the employment subsidy, among others. Likewise, the administrative bodies have made statements regarding measures to be adopted. Despite the measures that have already been adopted, workers are still in need of further protection. 



How to Cite

Arellano Ortiz, P., Ahumada Salvo, A., & Astudillo Sanhueza, N. (2020). COVID-19 and Labour Law: Chile. Italian Labour Law E-Journal, 13(1S).