Government would seek to implement by decree sunk articles of the Labor Reform

Government would seek to implement by decree sunk articles of the Labor Reform
Government would seek to implement by decree sunk articles of the Labor Reform

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In a letter, the Vice Minister of Labor, Edwin Palma, presented to President Gustavo Petro several draft decrees to issue by presidential order some sections that were rejected in the discussion of the Labor Reform in the Seventh Commission of the House of Representatives.

The document that was revealed by Noticias Caracol is titled “Regulatory modifications that can be made by decree and that imply a labor reform”this would have already reached the Legal Secretariat of the Presidency and proposes limits on illegal labor outsourcing in the private sector and rules on the operation of coexistence committees.

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Among the issues that are expected to be regulated by decree, is the modernization of decree 017 of 2016, which seeks to facilitate the operation of arbitration courts. Another aspect would be the change in decree 1072 of 2015, in order to improve the procedure. voting on strikes and Arbitration Courts, in addition to controlling the renunciation of collective agreement benefits by workers not affiliated with unions.

A discussion that includes the initiative is the provisions to modernize the right to strikethis covers the procedure for setting minimum services in strikes that affect essential services.

Within the document, there is also the initiative of unified collective bargaining, that is, every collective conversation must be carried out with a unity of specifications, a unity of a negotiating commission, a unity of a negotiation table and conclude with the signing of a single collective labor agreement. .

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These points would be in the document that is under consideration by the Legal Secretariat of the Presidency and would revive part of the 23 articles that were sunk in the discussion of the Labor Reform.

On the list of articles that did not pass this first debate was article 66, which established the legal procedure so that workers and organizations could go before a judge to protect themselves against some anti-union behavior.

Another article that was knocked down by the opposition changed the rules on subdirectorates and sectional committees of the unions.

The Labor Reform that was initially presented It contained 94 articles, of which 39 were changed and 36 were approved without modifications in Commission VII of the House of Representatives. The project will continue its discussion in the next legislative period.

 
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