The President of the Chamber of Commerce questioned the proposed new Labor Code

Pablo Arosemena, President of the Guayaquil Chamber of Commerce, on the new labor code, said “Nobody talked with us,” and noted that it does not promote equality or equity. Arosemena referred to the elimination of fixed term contracts, which according ...

Unionists from Guayaquil finalize details for the march of November 19

For the 19th of this month, trade union organizations grouped in the United Workers Front (FUT by its Spanish acronym), plan to mobilize to demand the adoption of the Labour Code, which was introduced in the Legislature two years ago. This was stated by Eduardo Ortega, President...
Posted On 07 Nov 2014

Correa mantains his position on establishing a limit on profits of telecommunication employees

President Rafael Correa announced that limits will be established on profits of the workers of telecommunication companies and these will be probably done in the Labor Code. He added that they are studying several measures based on a “fair and equitable” system to...

Eight labor organizations will march against government decisions

Leaders of eight unions, indigenous and student organizations reaffirmed the convening for a national march on Wednesday, September 17 and claimed that there will notbe changes in their route, despite warnings of President Rafael Correa of leading his sympathizers into the...

Assembly proposes changes to the new Labor Code

After a round of discussions between the Ministry of Labour Relations and the Committee on the Rights of Workers of the National Assembly, a proposal has been developed with more than twenty changes to the draft Labor Code submitted by the Executive in last May. Some of the...

Domestic workers ask for reform in Labor Code

The Association of Payed Home Workers requests that in the Labor Code, currently under discussion in the National Assembly, are added the dispositions approved on the ILO (International Labour Organization) Convention 189, in 2013. The Convention 189 refers to the freedom of...