The Ecuadorean Workers Confederation (CTE) Tuesday urged President Lenin Moreno to take urgent measures to mitigate the wave of layoffs that employers have unleashed by taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Layoffs in the public and private sectors are plentiful. Around 45,000 people are unemployed and a program of aggressive layoffs continues,” the CTE activist Miguel Garcia warned.
“The Public Service Law is not being respected. It establishes stability for workers who entered the service through merit or opposition contests,” he added.
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