Discount for IESS debts will remain in force until March

Until March 17, 2016, employers and volunteer affiliates that have debts to the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS) will be able to pay their obligations and receive a 99% interest discount and 100% discount in fines and penalties, announced yesterday the institution...

IESS will lack liquidity this year to pay pensions, according to report

According to the report IESS-DSP-2015-001 of the Directorate of Pensions System of  January 20, the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS) will have a deficit of USD 339.1 million this year to cover pensions and other benefits of 432 780 retirees, which could require the...

Commission prepares a report on Coca Codo Sinclair

Assemblywoman kerlly Torres, who was part of the delegation of 15 Assembly members who traveled to the hydroelectric plant Coca Codo Sinclair to verify the working conditions, said that the project managers have the will to polish some problems. Torres said that there is a...

Social Security Institute of the Armed Forces and Police will not disappear

The reforms dismiss the disappearance of the Social Security Institute of the Armed Forces (ISSFA for its Spanish acronym), before the comments of the possibility that it could be absorbed by the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS) The Coordinator Minister of Security,...

No affiliation to IESS entails a sentence of three to seven days in prison

According to the Integral Criminal Code (COIP for its Spanish acronym), not enrolling workers to the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS for its Spanish acronym) will have a punishment of three to seven days in prison. Article 243 of the Code establishes the...

Clinics and hospitals come to terms with IESS

The private clinics and hospitals will continue assisting patients of the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security ( IESS for its Spanish acronym), after an agreement to cancel the debt held. This, after the National Association of Private Clinics and Hospitals of Ecuador (Achpe)...

Contributions to the IESS will rise

The Executive Council of the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS) decided that starting this month, members’ contributions will rise; action that had not changed since 13 years ago. According to resolution 466, approved last December, it is estimated that the members’...

IESS affiliates can obtain passwords through Internet

From yesterday, the members of the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS for its Spanish acronym,) may obtain their own passwords electronically. In a statement, the IESS explained that each user must have an email before undertaking a series of steps and thus access...