Minister of Labour proposes restructuring of Secap in expanded cabinet

A new structure to modernize the training provided by the Ecuadorian Professional Training Service (Secap for its Spanish acronym) will be one of the issues that Carlos Marx Carrasco, Labour Minister, will present during the extended cabinet that will be held this March 3 since...

6500 workers will suffer a reduction in their salaries

The Minister of Labour Carlos Marx Carrasco announced yesterday that 6500 workers of the superior level of all state functions will have a reduction in their unified monthly salaries. Of the ten existing scales, the first will earn USD 2115; while the one that is on the tenth...

Minister of Labour Relations said that remuneration ceilings will be amended in Municipalities

The Minister for Labour Relations Carlos Marx Carrasco said that the salary tables will be reviewed in the councils and that the new salary bases and caps for municipal officials would be ready. Yesterday, Carrasco said that local governments have autonomy that will be respected,...

Salary caps will only apply for new managers

The Minister of Labour, Carlos Marx Carrasco, participated yesterday in a conversation with members of the Association of Human Resources of Ecuador (Adghe) in which the content of the draft Law on Labor Justice and Unpaid Household Work was reviewed. At the meeting the bill that...

Minister clears doubts about reforms in types of contracts and wage gaps

he Minister of Labour, Carlos Marx Carrasco, presented yesterday the topics contained in the Labor Justice and Labor Recognition bill before representatives of private enterprises in Guayaquil. Among them are the elimination of fixed contracts, wage gaps and inefficient...

Unified salary for 2015 will be $ 354

The Minister of Labour, Carlos Marx Carrasco, today announced an increase of $14 for the unified salary, which will increase to $ 354. Carlos Marx Carrasco justified his decision to increase only 4.11%, noting that “with the appreciation of the dollar and the huge...

Basic salary increase is expected for today

Today at 10:00 the Minister of Labour, Carlos Marx Carrasco, would announce the Unified Salary increase (SBU for its Spanish acronym) of 2015, after for two occasions, representatives of workers and employers before the National Wages Council (Conades for its Spanish acronym)...

The new basic wage for 2015 will be announced on tuesday

Workers and employers, after two meetings in the National Wages Council (Conades), failed to reach an agreement for the establishment of the unified basic wage (SBU for its Spanish acronym) that shall be effective since January 1, 2015. The decision is now in the hands of the...