Workers may apply for the monthly payment of annual bonuses until May

Labor Minister Carlos Marx Carrasco reported yesterday that workers of the public and the private sectors may request the monthly payment of the annual bonuses (“tenths”) to their employers until May 30. The Law for Labor Justice and Recognition of unpaid Home Labor...

Government qualifies the mobilization of workers as a political act

For President Rafael Correa and the Executive Secretary of Alianza PAIS (AP), Doris Soliz, the demonstrations convened by the union leadership are political and not an act of claim. Correa took advantage of his speech for the International Day of the Recycler, to express his...

Coca Codo Sinclair project workers paralyze their work

After the collapse on Saturday at Camp 4 of the Coca Codo Sinclair hydroelectric project, where 13 Ecuadorians and 3 Chinese citizens died, the workers decided yesterday to temporarily paralyze the work in the engine room. One of them, Daniel Lescano, said that three days before...

Entrepreneurs and employees meet to discuss wage hike

Today, at 17:00, in Las Cámaras building, in Guayaquil, employers and workers will meet with government representatives, outside the framework of Conades, in order to check inflation and productivity figures, basic consumer goods, and other supplies that allow them to agree on a...

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,...

Workers unions warn to make a nationwide strike by amendments

The unions of workers warn of a national strike as a response to the process of constitutional amendments in the Assembly. Regarding whether the Legislature decides to approve the two proposals that deal with labor issues. The opposing unions grouped in the United Workers Front...

Correa plans to set limits on profits

President Rafael Correa announced that the government is examining the possibility of establishing a ceiling on the profits of a certain sector of the country’s workforce. Correa recalled that until the mid-90s there was a limit on profits in order that “there is no...

Daily Hoy workers are asking to be liquidated

Workers of Edisatélite, the company that edited the daily Hoy in Guayaquil, ask that the Superintendency of Companies appoint a liquidator to ensure the payment of their salaries. Alcides Montilla, Journalist who worked at the newspaper since this was founded, said tha...
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