Tag: working market

The US created 216,000 jobs in December and the rate remains at 3.7%

The US created 216,000 jobs in December and the rate remains at 3.7%

The creation net new positions function rose again in the last month of the year and 216,000 jobs were created, 43,000 more than a month earlier, following the figure for November was revised and adjusted to 173,000. He American labor market therefore remains solid, despite the eleven increases in interest rates who performed Federal Reserve […]

The competitive position of 20 cities in the country is improving

The competitive position of 20 cities in the country is improving

This year’s ICC report shows that “it is particularly important in the current political and economic situation because its results in some way illustrate the management of outgoing regional governments and provide a basis for new local administrations; This is a useful diagnostic tool to determine the objectives of their development plans. One of the […]

Industry, the sector that increased employment in the country the most in August

Industry, the sector that increased employment in the country the most in August

This is confirmed by a report from the Office of Economic Studies Ministry of Commercebased on figures from Dannywhich notes that the manufacturing industry was the sector that increased national employment the most in the month of Augustgood for 206 thousand new jobs, for a total of 2.44 million. The data in this report further […]

The economic ‘miracle’ that restored the Atlantic

The economic ‘miracle’ that restored the Atlantic

The competitiveness of the Atlantic has seen a significant increase in this index, making it the most competitive division in the world The Caribbean region and the third nationwide. (Read: Café Oma and Presto request to use the company reorganization law) Said growth in competitiveness is due to advancements in pillars such as environmental sustainability, […]

Informality rate in Colombia fell to 58.2%, the Dane indicated

Informality rate in Colombia fell to 58.2%, the Dane indicated

In the quarter between January and March 2023, the share of informal workers in the country was 58.2%, representing a decrease of 0.3 percentage points compared to the same quarter of the previous year, which was 58.5%. According to the National Administrative Office of Statistics (Danish), for the 13 cities and metropolitan areas, this share […]

They propose a maternity leave for grandmothers

They propose a maternity leave for grandmothers

Changing the 12-week paternity leave proposal contained in the labor reform to a leave for the grandmothers of newborns, expert labor lawyer Charles suggested Chapman to Labor Minister Gloria Inés Ramírez at the Reform Forum in Barranquilla. The founder and partner of the firm Champan Wilches assured that paternity leave is intended to remain as […]

Strikes in the public services sector must remain prohibited: Andesco

Strikes in the public services sector must remain prohibited: Andesco

Colombia cannot include the right to strike in the public service sector, as would be determined if the labor reform project is approved as it is, Andesco president Camilo Sánchez Ortega warned. “Introducing the right to strike in our sector would be a setback to the detriment of users, as our aqueduct, sewerage, cleaning, waste […]

“We need to find balance and not increase labor costs”: Aliadas

“We need to find balance and not increase labor costs”: Aliadas

The president of Aliadas, María Claudia Lacouture, assured that one of the great challenges for the country is to promote the generation of formal employment and more income for Colombians. To analyze the content of the labor reform project, the Aliadas alliance, representing 41 trade unions, met this Friday with the Minister of Labor, Gloria […]

In 2022, 62.5% of all companies will be founded by women

In 2022, 62.5% of all companies will be founded by women

62.5% of natural person companies created in 2022, representing 143,466 production units, are women-led initiatives. This is according to figures from the Single Business and Social Registry (RUES), which consolidates information from the country’s 57 chambers of commerce, which emphasize that women-founded companies are employers. The figures show that it generated more than 92,000 jobs […]

Women on the labor market: they work more and earn less

Women on the labor market: they work more and earn less

The gender gap is one of the constants in the labor market in Colombia and despite the progress made, there are still differences between the conditions faced by women and men to date. “If you ask me if I feel discriminated against because of my status as a woman in terms of pay, the answer […]

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