Last phase to approve Law for labor justice amid controversy

The second and final debate of the Labor Justice and Home Labor Recognition bill, which aims to make changes to the subsidy of IESS, unions, payment of bonuses and profits, elimination of fixed-term contracts,  among other issues, will be held tomorrow. The new reforms have have...

Dhruv case investigation in the Assembly remains without deadlines

The Commission on Sovereignty and International Relations took cognizance of the resolution of the Council on Legislative Administration (CAL) on the case of Dhruv helicopters. The chairman of the board, Fernando Bustamante, announced that they will explore only the purchase...

Indigenous march requested to the Assembly 18 points in a manifesto

The flag of the indigenous peoples led the demonstration for the People’s Summit, which started this March 5 at 16:20, in Plaza Indoamérica, in northern Quito, heading to the National Assembly to deliver a manifesto of 18 points. Upon reaching the Assembly exteriors, the...

Assembly is ready to conclude the 15 pending laws of 2014

The Assembly returns this March 5 from its first annual recess and the majority bloc of the Alianza PAIS (AP) party expects to process in the remainder of the year fifteen laws that were left pending in 2014 with an approval schedule that will be defined in these days. Among the...

Assembly spent on cars, events and communication campaigns in the last year

The purchase of five new Toyota vehicles for $ 250,000, the organization of the Asia Pacific Forum for $ 700,000, the hiring of a television space for $ 299,000 and the hiring of an image campaign for $ 450,000; listed as some of the contracts with high amounts between February...

Assembly will convene registration of organizations for consultation by Land Law

The Assembly will soon convene the communes organizations, indigenous, Afro-Ecuadorian and peasant peoples and nationalities to participate in the pre-legislative consultation process by the Organic Law on Rural Land and Ancestral Territories. Organizations shall submit the...

Assembly approves pre-legislative consultation for Land Law

With a protective action that attempts to stop the processing of the Land and Ancestral Territories Law, the Plenary of the Assembly concluded on Thursday January 29 the first debate of the bill and approved the realization of a pre-legislative consultation with 93 votes in...

Assembly will discuss draft reforms to the Labour Code and the Social Security Law

The National Assembly will have the first debate this January 6 on the Law for Labor Justice and Recognition to Home Labor. The project has 44 articles: 41 are reforms to the Labour Code; and three to the Social Security Law. According to a report of the Assembly, the Sections on...