Latin Labor Index (2011): The Data

A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H

Rk
Country
Contr.
Lgth
Wage
Ratio
Night
Week
Night
Week

5
Argentina
Yes
60
$457
0.42
13
50
No
No

17
Bolivia
Yes
24
$110
0.44
30
100
No
No

15
Brazil
Yes
24
$300
0.26
20
100
Yes
No

1
Chile
No
24
$0
0.00
0
0
No
No

6
Colombia
No
NL
$261
0.37
35
75
No
No

10
Costa Rica
Yes
12
$388
0.48
0
100
Yes
No

8
Dom. Rep.
Yes
NL
$216
0.33
0
100
No
Yes

14
Ecuador
No
24
$254
0.42
25
100
No
No

12
El Salvador
Yes
NL
$81
0.17
25
100
Yes
Yes

3
Guatemala
Yes
NL
$186
0.44
0
50
Yes
Yes

18
Honduras
Yes
24
$279
1.04
25
100
Yes
No

2
Mexico
Yes
NL
$122
0.10
0
25
Yes
No

11
Nicaragua
No
NL
$133
0.89
0
100
Yes
Yes

4
Panama
Yes
12
$371
0.41
0
50
Yes
Yes

16
Paraguay
Yes
NL
$192
0.48
30
100
Yes
No

9
Peru
Yes
60
$200
0.33
35
100
No
No

7
Uruguay
Yes
NL
$294
0.21
0
100
No
No

13
Venezuela
Yes
24
$304
0.20
30
50
Yes
No

A = Fixed term contracts prohibited for permanent tasks?

B = Maximum length of fixed term contracts (months)

C = Minimum wage for a 19-year old worker or an apprentice (US$ per month)

NL=No Limits

D = Ratio of minimum wage to value added per worker

E = Premium for night work (% of hourly pay)

F = Premium for work on weekly rest day (% of hourly pay)

G = Major restrictions on night work?

H = Major restrictions on weekly holiday work?

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J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R

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