President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico said Friday that in February, he plans to introduce a collection of constitutional reform initiatives.
Obrador acknowledged these proposals are geared in direction of enhancing the earnings of the inhabitants whereas additionally addressing enhancements within the realms of justice and democratic processes, saying:
It’s a package deal of initiatives that has to do with well-being, that has to do with salaries, with pensions, with the reform of the Judiciary, the electoral reform, every part, on February 5. It’s a package deal of necessary reforms for the good thing about the folks of Mexico. Could the federal government by no means once more be on the service, nor the legal guidelines, of a minority, could we be capable to vindicate the employees after these reforms that had been authorised within the neoliberal interval, that are opposite to labor rights.
The president reiterated the main target of a key initiative aimed toward guaranteeing that staff enrolled within the Mexican Social Safety Institute (IMSS) and the Institute of Safety and Social Providers of State Staff (ISSSTE) obtain a good pension equal to 100% of their pre-retirement wage. He additionally clarified that the initiative particularly addresses the pension quantities acquired by retirees and isn’t associated to Retirement Fund Directors. Moreover, the president introduced an upcoming reform initiative associated to the functioning and revitalization of passenger trains within the nation. He emphasised that this initiative just isn’t a seizure of the proper of manner and reassured the general public that it’s centered on enhancing the operation and activation of passenger prepare providers.