Protest march of workers will be held today in Quito

The United Workers Front (FUT) called for a “day of resistance” nationwide, which will be held today, Thursday, March 19. This, in response to what they consider “the onslaught of the homogenizing model” and that, according to them, is intended to...

Unions warn not accepting Lasso and Gutiérrez in the march of tomorrow

At least nine demands will be expressed by social sectors in the streets of Quito and cities across the country, in a demonstration convened on March 19 against the policies of the government of Rafael Correa, and to which a warning is added: they will not allow the presence of...

FUT will continue with marches against amendments

The United Workers Front (FUT for its Spanish acronym) said they plan to continue with the mobilizations in the streets. Marcela Arellano, from the Ceols, a subsidiary of FUT, clarified they will keep on the sidelines of a referendum petition, filed by other sectors, but their...

Claims against Government policies were demonstrated peacefully

Taxes, rising fares, gas, reelection, amendments and the Labour Code were the various claims among those who on November 19,expressed on the streets of at least six cities of Ecuador. At the highest concentration, which was in Quito, unions, indigenous, doctors, women, students...

The CONAIE will join to the workers march

The CONAIE met yesterday to discuss the current issues of national politics, including the labor mobilization for next Wednesday, convened by the United Workers Front (FUT for its Spanish acronym) and which they will take part in. Jorge Herrera, President of CONAIE, said that it...

Draft Law to the Labour Code is proposed in two versions

The draft Law to the Labor Code is proposed in two versions within the government. The Minister for Industrial Relations, Carlos Marx Carrasco, will deliver the project to President Rafael Correa until next week, so he can make his observations and send it to the Assembly for...

Ecuador, divided by labor unions and ruling party marches

Concentrations of workers and of the ruling party marched independently on September 17 in Quito, Guayaquil and Cuenca. The labor unions showed the rejection to the preliminary draft Labour Code, while the sympathizers of Alianza PAIS supported the decisions of the government of...

Alternative to amendment of Labor Code was given by workers to the CC

The mobilization of union leaders arrived yesterday to the Constitutional Court (CC) to deliver an alternative to the proposed constitutional amendment of the draft Labour Code, submitted by the National Assembly on June 26. Once their leaders arrived, they went to the...
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