By Carlos Tomada, Minister of Employment, Labor, and Social Security of Argentina.
This document was presented at The New School before an audience of 100 people. The Minister of Employment, Labor, and Social Security of Argentina, Carlos Tomada, offered a broad look at the labor policy of his Government, which is one the world’s most ambitious redistributive policies. José Antonio Ocampo, Professor at Columbia University, was invited to give a comparative perspective from Latin America, and offered comments on Minister Tomada’s presentation. He drew on his experience as former Executive Secretary of ECLAC, United Nations Under-Secretary for Economic and Social Affairs and as the former Minister of Economy and Agriculture of Colombia.