Bolivia: Four new and controversial measures debated on May 1

The President decreed that in the private sector, the salary increase must be agreed upon with the employees based on 3%, and the worker has the right to a day off on his birthday.

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 . . .

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