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Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Labor > Rigidity of employment index > 0=less rigid to 100=more rigid

DEFINITION: The rigidity of employment index measures the regulation of employment, specifically the hiring and firing of workers and the rigidity of working hours. This index is the average of three subindexes: a difficulty of hiring index, a rigidity of hours index, and a difficulty of firing index. The index ranges from 0 to 100, with higher values indicating more rigid regulations.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Bolivia 77 2009
2 Venezuela 69 2009
3 Panama 66 2009
4 Honduras 57 2009
5 Paraguay 56 2009
6 Brazil 46 2009
7 Mexico 41 2009
=8 Peru 39 2009
=8 Costa Rica 39 2009
10 Ecuador 38 2009
11 Guatemala 28 2009
12 Nicaragua 27 2009
13 El Salvador 24 2009
=14 Argentina 21 2009
=14 Suriname 21 2009
=14 Dominican Republic 21 2009
17 Guyana 19 2009
=18 Uruguay 18 2009
=18 Chile 18 2009
=20 Grenada 15 2009
=20 Dominica 15 2009
22 The Bahamas 13 2009
=23 Antigua and Barbuda 10 2009
=23 Haiti 10 2009
=23 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 10 2009
=23 Colombia 10 2009
=27 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7 2009
=27 Trinidad and Tobago 7 2009
=27 Belize 7 2009
30 Jamaica 4 2009
31 Saint Lucia 0.0 2009

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