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Ecuador among 2023’s top 10 worst countries for workers – ITUC

Quito, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) released its 2023 Global Rights Index, including Ecuador once again among top 10 worst countries for workers.

According to ITUC, Ecuador has is a too restrictive legal framework in terms of their respect for workers’ rights.

ITUC also made reference to the strike of June 2022, in which Ecuadorian workers took to the streets.

Likewise, the South American nation was pointed out by the ranking as one of the countries where trade unionists or workers have been murdered, as well as Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Eswatini, Guatemala, Peru and Sierra Leone.

On June 1, the Ecuadorian Confederation of Free Trade Union Organizations (CEOSL) also ranked Ecuador among 2023´s worst nations for workers´ right.