As in the previous three days, protesters will also be in front of the assembly in this capital because delegates are analyzing the aforementioned legal proposal, which is being criticized by a good section of Costa Rican society, but the government insists.
The National Association of Educators, which summarizes the reason for opposing the initiative, confirms on their Facebook profile that they do so by imposing global pay and disabling public sector pay. Attacks collective agreements.
Similarly, it continues, which goes from performance appraisal to redundancies, i.e. having to fill out a new form of activities performed by public servants, which indicates an additional workload and reduces the quality of public services.
Regarding negotiations for a loan of $ 1,750 million from the International Monetary Fund, his opponents assure that the country does not need those resources to reduce the fiscal deficit because there are other local sources to obtain that money, and they estimate that the debt is still owed to Costa Rica.
The rejection of the aforementioned committees was joined this Wednesday by the National Rectors’ Council (CENARE), which is, above all, two members of the committee that guarantees President Carlos Alvarado’s government ethics.
Sinare members presented a letter to Alvarado in which they expressed the opposition of public universities to the project, considering the implications in legal matters, which contain constitutional flaws.
Rectors of the country’s public universities are concerned about the unilateral deregulation and deregulation of salaries, and consider that the plan does not create an autonomous body in law, while at the same time warning of the difficulties of achieving a polarization and longevity in the country. The economy is waiting to be reactivated.
For their part, Margarita Polonos and Jose Manuel Arroyo, members of the Alvarado Management (2018-2022) Guarantee Committee, support the autonomy of universities, so they are excluded from the public employment bill.
In addition, they point out, we cannot ignore the fact that there is an ethical edge in this debate, because during the last election campaign, the current president was clear when he pointed out that the question of public employment could not be reduced to a better fiscal year. The problem, -it being-, and a comprehensive treatment should be given.
“Therefore, at this point, we see a breach of the moral order for the obligations agreed upon with the national electorate,” the guarantors conclude.
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