RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the city of Oruro in Bolivia, President Luis Arce announced last weekend four surprising measures for Bolivian workers that have caused a stir in the Bolivian business and industrial sectors due to the new commitments made to their employees. In addition, it imposed a new increase in the base minimum wage.
One of the regulations (Supreme Decree 4708) states that "special leaves of absence with 100% of their remunerations, without charge . . .