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...

Labour code issued by Pinochet is reformed by Bachelet

The president of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, signed on Monday a labor reform bill that modifies the labour code issued 35 years ago by Augusto Pinochet, in another of the transformative actions of her second term. The bill impedes the replacement of striking workers, enshrined in...

Report on amendments is approved by the Assembly

With eight votes of Alianza País and its allies the report was approved yesterday for the first debate of the Request for Constitutional Amendments, which contains 16 changes. The paper extends around three themes: indefinite reelection for all elected authorities, regulation of...

Reforms to the Labour Code were discussed in Cuenca

A workshop was held yesterday on reforms to the Labour Code, which was attended by consultants, lawyers, HR managers and workers from different branches. The event was organized by the Ministry of Labour and the main concerns of the participants focused on affiliate insurance for...

President Correa promotes labor reform for housewives

President Rafael Correa spoke on November 25 on the “benefits” of his proposal to include housewives in the social security system. This is part of the promotion of the draft reforms to the Social Security Law, which he introduced on November 15 tomodify the Labour...

Labour Parliament disagreed with Code amendment

Fernando Ibarra, President of the Labour Parliament, expressed on November 24 his disagreeing the amendment that proposes that public workers who enter after the change to the Constitution are no longer regulated by the Labour Code but by the Organic Law on Public Service (Losep...

Workers will march this Wednesday to protest for labor reforms

Social organizations and workers announced yesterday that they are preparing a march against the proposed reforms to the Labour Code and the Social Security Act. The protest would take place on Wednesday, November 19. “In the 24 provincial capitals workers, teachers,...

Amendments to the Labour Code will be announced on November 15

The Executive power continues working on the draft amendments to the Labour Code that will be submitted on Saturday November 15 to citizenship during the homage to the hundreds of murdered workers on November 15, 1922 in Guayaquil, when they conducted a general strike to demand...