Manta Ecuador: Homeowners sanctioned for employing domestics without contributing to IESS

Posted on March 12, 2013 • Filed under: Ecuador, Labor Issues

200 hundred bosses (homeowners) fined over two year period for not affiliating with IESS for domestic and or construction employees. .
Domestic workers and construction workers are hardest hit.

“Rosa” protected name, confessed that for more than two years working on a house, and has not been affiliated with the Insurance, reveals that it is not because employers did not want to, but because she did not want. She did not want to register because she feared losing her monthly human development grant (bono).

The inspections. In the Labor Delegation Manta reported that cases like this are very common in this dependence. When inspections have been conducted in the homes, have encountered this type of news. However, the dependence is clarified that these cases can not be allowed because they are against the law, therefore, both the maid and the employer, are called to a hearing to resolve the case. Teams of investigators are canvassing the city and going door to door. Read Article

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