Ecuadorian President, Lenin Moreno informed, today that he will ask the International Labor Organization advice on the elaboration of a new Labor code that will work on citizens contributions.
He said so in a speech during a commemorative event for the slaughter of workers onNovember 15, 1922 done by those in charge at that time, and this led to an irruption of the proletariat and the unionism like political and social actors of the country.
During this public event, the President announced that they will be creating legal tools that will allow all the workers regulate their contracts, but he says “there will not be any retrogression within the labor rights nor to the labor precariousness.
The President stated that job of doing the new labor code, will be done jointly with all the citizens.
“Once all the proposals from the citizens have been recollected, we will request the International Labor Organization their assistance to assure us that this new labor code adjusts to all the international treaties related to labor.”
Likewise, he assures that there will not be any governmental intervention on the union organization in the country and insisted that his administration will count on “every attempt of precarization of the labor relations.”
The President assumed his role the past May 24 th , he said that today we live in “ an era wererepression has no place” also that we are going through a time of “dialogues and agreements” “it is now a dialogue between friends, between the brothers we are, the dialogue cannot bedone with use of conditions” he says that he wants the Ecuadorian workers to have all their rights, but also wants their compromise of working side by side with the government.
In his speech, president Moreno said that it is well known “with out a doubt” that the lack of employment is Ecuadorians main concern and because of this he re-states his promise on following politics and strategies to create more jobs.
“unemployment cannot be eradicated in a day, but what we can do is improve quality of life for thousands of families” he also reminds that 82 million dollars have been destined to young people entrepreneurships.
For the president, in young people’s minds “there is intelligence, enthusiasm, hope and a vision to transform the country.” (I)