Ecuador’s basic monthly salary rose US$108 in a decade

This year, workers are focusing their debate on the goal of reaching US$ 500, promised by the current president Lasso during his campaign.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A possible agreement to define the unified basic salary (SBU) for 2022 looks difficult. On the one hand, workers are requesting an adjustment to the current amount, which is US$400 per month, based on the campaign promise of President Guillermo Lasso to reach US$500 during his four years of government.

Employers consider that the value should not be hastily established, considering that the country is still in a period of economic recovery.

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