Eduardo de la Rosa
Mexico City / 09.12.2020 08:53:28
The National Chamber of the Transformation Industry (Canacintra), the National Agricultural Council (CNA) and the Employers’ Confederation of the Mexican Republic (Coparmex) spoke out against the subcontracting agreement signed by members of the private sector and President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
In a joint statement, The aforementioned organizations affirmed that the initiative of the Federal Executive seeks to restrict the freedom of subcontracting, and that at the same time threatens the creation and preservation of formal jobs that support Mexican families.
« Its approval in these terms would also seriously damage the country’s competitiveness, and would lead to the closure of thousands of micro, small and medium enterprises. Given this, we have decided not to sign the agreement proposed by the federal government, in reference to that initiative, since it preserves the idea of substantially prohibiting the activity of subcontracting, leaving it relegated only to specialized subcontracting « , they highlighted.
In that sense, organisms also They rejected the attempt to stigmatize employers as the architects of non-compliance with tax and labor obligations, and they assured that the substantial responsibility for the irregular activities that have occurred in the past lies in the lack of adequate supervision of the Tax Administration System (SAT), the Ministry of Labor, Infonavit and the IMSS.
« We want to make it clear that We are in favor of legal practices that favor job creation and promote investors with a social dimension. We reiterate our willingness to maintain open and frank dialogue within the scope of the Federal Executive Power and, in due course, with each of the Chambers of the Congress of the Union to achieve a law that prioritizes our position on this matter. Regulation yes, Prohibition no « , they highlighted.