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 retirees will protest again

Retiree organizations have been reactivated to protest against the Organic Law for Labor Justice, which is in force since April 20. Two groups filed lawsuits of unconstitutionality before the Constitutional Court against the standard that amended several points of the Social...

Retirees will be able to request the accumulation of their annual bonuses online

Richard Espinoza, president of the Board of the Social Security Council (IESS), said that retirees and pensioners of the entity will be able to accumulate their annual bonuses online until May 20. In statements to Ecuavisa, Espinoza said, “So all those people who have the...

Retirees will also be able to accumulate the annual bonuses

432 000 retirees of the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS) will be able to receive the monthly payment of their annual bonuses, like workers of the public and private sector. This was provided by the new Law of Labour Justice and Recognition to Household Labor....

Retirees sue the Ecuadorian State by law that eliminates 40% contribution to pensions

This morning, a lawsuit against the state was filed before the Constitutional Court (CC), demanding the repeal of the law that eliminates the 40% state contribution to retirement pensions. The National Association of Retirees, The Association of Retired Teachers of the Central...

Affiliation of housewives to Social Security will be set in 60 days

The Law for Labor Justice, published yesterday in the Official Gazette, determines that the Board of the IESS has a term of 60 days to set the contribution that housewives will have to pay to Social Security. Socioeconomic information of each family will be used by the IESS...

Retirees will denounce state law that eliminates contribution for retirement pensions

Alfonso Yanez, from the IESS Defense Committee, indicated that the act that eliminates the 40% state contribution for retirement pensions was received “with outrage.” Yanez also said the executive branch, as provided by law, must analyze the reform within 30 days, so...

Number of IESS affiliates would increase by 48.7%

The number of workers covered by the social insurance could increase by 48.7% if the Labor Justice and Recognition of the Unpaid Work at Home bill is approved today during the second and final debate of the National Assembly. Currently, 2’711.742 people are affiliated to...