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Costa Rica continues to turn the screws on collective agreements of the public sector

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Some 45 claims have been registered in Costa Rica’s supreme constitutional court against what are known as “collective conventions”.

Former legislator and perennial presidential candidate Otto Guevara (left) and Albino Vargas (right), leader of the the country’s most powerful public worker’s union, the ANEP

The “conventions” are the benefits or “perks” enjoyed by public servants who work in state-owned banks, municipalities, universities and autonomous institutions.

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The possibility of the imposition of a blanket ban on the perks has been mooted in recent weeks in the country, La República reports in Spanish.

In the latest resolutions, a pattern is being established that there is a greater awareness of the impact that collective agreements have on public budgets and services, said Otto Guevara, ex-member of the Partido Movimiento Libertario, while Albino Vargas, trade union leader of ANEP, denounces a systematic attack.

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