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...

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 of Labour clarifies that the State will cover retirement pension to housewives

The state will subsidize retirement pensions in order that housewives have access to this benfit, said on Wednesday, January 21 the Minister of Labour, Carlos Marx Carrasco, in Guayaquil. This, in relation with the Social Justice and Labor Award of Household Work bills. “It...

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)...

Carlos Marxs Carrasco asks syndicalist groups to dialogue

Yesterday, in a Gamatv interview, Minister of Labour Relations Carlos Marx Carrasco  invited trade unions to dialogue, who announced to perform mobilizations on  17 July due to the new Labour Code. “I invite you to talk. If they are going to perform a mobilization, they...