Four months after starting the construction of Ciudad Laboral, which will house the Conciliation Center and the Labor Courtsthe state authorities announced that will be ready to go into operation next Monday, October 3according to the times stipulated in the Labor Reform.
After a work supervision tour carried out this Saturday, the Governor of Jalisco stressed that the deadline to launch the new infrastructure of the labor justice model will be met.
“Today we can say that we are ready to start operations on Monday first thing in the morning. The entire legal process is already complete, the conciliators have also been appointed, the judges have already been elected…”.
Daniel Espinosa Licón, president of the Judicial Branch of Jalisco, reported that the labor justice model was designed so that 60-70% of labor disputes can be resolved through conciliation. “And there is an ambitious aspect: we want up to 80% of the issues to be resolved through conciliation, that there is no need to go to trial.”
He added that matters that go to trial must be resolved in two or three months. “And let’s not delay the months and years that used to take, but the bet is that conciliation is the solution to the issue.”
Enrique Flores, director of the Labor Conciliation Center, highlighted that, for the first time, the conciliation will be between the parties with a free and flexible procedure. “And to be able to generate a conciliation agreement; this will help generate labor peace in the State of Jalisco”.
Last May it was reported that the investment for this work would be 295.3 million pesos. The land that houses the Ciudad Laboral is owned by the State Pensions Decentralized Public Organism.
The headquarters of the Ciudad Laboral, which will be located at Avenida Juan Gil Preciado #6735, Colonia Jardines de Nuevo México, contemplates space for up to 35 conciliation rooms, offices for the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare (Labor Linkage; Labor Attorney’s Office; Directorate of the Center for Labor Conciliation), as well as administrative offices.
The regional headquarters of the Labor Courts It will have space for 24 courts in an area of 4,646 square meters..
The Conciliation Center will have delegation offices in the regions of Puerto Vallarta, Lagos de Moreno, Ocotlán, Ciudad Guzmán, Autlán, Colotlán.
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