MEXICO CITY: Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador mentioned on Saturday that Mexico had misplaced 277,000 jobs within the month of December, which he attributed to subcontractors slicing workers from the books to keep away from paying advantages and year-end bonuses.
“Outsourcing firms dismiss many employees registered within the Mexican Social Safety Institute (IMSS) so that they don’t must pay advantages or give them bonuses, and for that purpose after we had been gaining jobs month after month, we misplaced 277,000 jobs in December,” mentioned Lopez Obrador in a video printed to Twitter Saturday.
Lopez Obrador has championed a invoice which might ban firms from subcontracting jobs to third-party corporations, which now make use of some 4.6 million employees all through Mexico, besides in instances the place employees are wanted for particular providers past an organization’s primary enterprise.
The parliamentary debate on the laws is predicted to happen in February, after Congress reconvenes from its winter recess.
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