Conaie replicates Correa for his criticism

  The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) claimed its ‘fight’ in favor of sectors ‘oppressed’ by the government of Rafael Correa, in a newsletter in which it responded to some criticism.   Last Thursday, the president...
Posted On 23 Nov 2015
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Auctions of seized assets are little known

  The Code of Civil Procedure allows reductions of up to 50% of the initial value of a property, when this is not sold in the first call to auction. This is a way to stimulate the purchase following call, and this was recognized by the judges in an interview with daily El...
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The dilemma of freezing or raising the basic salary

  In December, the National Wages Council (Conades) shall determine the Unified Basic Salary of 2016. In order to know the views of workers and employers, Daily Expreso interviewed three representatives: of the traders, employers and industry workers respectively. Juan...
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Three rights around labor changes

The ruling party is promoting a package of amendments to labor policies that seek to unite all workers of the pubic sector under the Organic Law of Public Service (LOSEP). Currently, in the state institutions there are two labor regimes: the workers who do manual labor and are...
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Oil sector, with debts and without work in Coca

  The machinery used for oil field is paralyzed. On the road that connects Coca (the capital of Orellana) with Lago Agrio, four drilling towers, of more than 20 meters high,  remain inoperative.   Cranes, trailers, ‘campers’ (mobile housing for camps), pumps...
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Judge summons Ramiro González to respond to AP

The Avanza leader and former government ally, Ramiro González, was summoned on December 2, at 08:00, to give his judicial confession for speaking of an alleged campaign of Rafael Correa financed by the Isaias family, former owners of Filanbanco. That confession was requested by...
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Violence against women does not decrease in Ecuador

Public defender Ernesto Pazmiño says he sees “with great concern institutional figures on the assistance for women who are victims of violence in the country.” According to these reports, last year the Ombudsman answered 29,494 requests for sponsorship in cases of...
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IESS affiliates demand for explanation of the contribution change

  Unions of workers and pensioners requested information from the authorities of the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS) on the decision of the Board of the institution to reduce the resources received by the Pensions Insurance and increase the resources of the...
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Seven changes in constitutional amendments

  Two transitional provisions for reelection and workers, as well as the elimination of the amendment to the Ombudsman, these are the changes found in the draft report for the second and final debate on the amendments. “The reading of the draft report will take about...
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We will ask the Biess $ 1,700 million to pay the pensions

  Felipe Pezo, member of the Board of the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS), on behalf of employers, said in an interview with El Universo, he is “very concerned” by the crossing of rates approved on November 13 at a meeting he did not attend...
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