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For these reasons, the Moroccan Labor Union will vote against the 2020 Finance Bill

2019-12-09

The Union considered that the draft 2020 financial law comes in a political, economic and social context characterized by worsening economic and social conditions, the deterioration of the purchasing power of the general population and the decline of freedoms and rights guaranteed constitutionally and in Morocco's international obligations, especially the trade union freedoms in light of the continued violations and systematic attack on the fundamental rights of workers and even their displacement In the hundreds, expulsions and judicial follow-up of union representatives.

The Union stated in a statement, that it was looking to make the discussion of the draft finance law a constitutional moment to consolidate the democratic path, and to devote a participatory methodology to advance the economic, social and institutional conditions of our society, rather than discussing the strategic backgrounds of public policies and their effectiveness in achieving the desired growth and welfare of the Moroccan people, there has become Wasting time to formulate and present cosmetic modifications, of which only a small part is accepted.

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work of amending the Civil Procedure Law.

The union highlighted that the government is now engineering to liberalize the fourth market, the job market, in line with the country's external obligations, and with the guidance of international financial institutions, and favoritism to employers through the government's intention to review the labor code, and thus impose flexibility.

The union considered that the concern that governed the drafting of the financial law is the macro-economic balances, given the limited budget resources (which do not exceed 270 billion dirhams), and distributing them on multiple priorities makes the allocated shares for each priority equal to the growing social and investment deficit.

The union pointed out that what has been monitored for the education and health sectors remains meager, given the enormous wealth that these two sectors suffer from.