A wave of mass dismissals was registered this week in various sectors of the public apparatus, including the Ministry of Home Affairs, led by Andrés Chadwick, Ministry of Social Development, led by Alfredo Moreno, and the Ministry of Secretariat General Government led by Spokesman Cecilia Pérez, among portfolios and other services.
According to calculations from various unions that classify public workers, dismissals have so far limited 2,500. Worse, the number of exceptions – which leaders call illegal, arbitrary and unjustified – can increase because it is estimated that Friday, November 30, is a fatal period to proceed to the terms of the contract.
From National Tax Employee Association (ANEF)President Carlos Insunza explained Counter that dismissal in public administration is framed in the "continuity of Government policies arbitrary, large and illegal dismissals whose main purpose is to open up space in the State to use public services as booty".
He added: "The argument used for dismissal is wrong" and that there is a "political component" to justify official departure. "He also said that they coordinated the protest.
"In the Ministry of Education there has been massive notification of dismissals, also at the Ministry of Women, where highly qualified personnel were dismissed," Insunza added.
This wave of termination was concentrated in the same week when the Government closed negotiations with most public sector tables regarding fiscal adjustments 2019. Only one organization that refused to sign the agreement was ANEF, in complaints by exemptions that occurred throughout the fiscal apparatus.
Exceptions at La Moneda
In dialogue with Counter, president of National Federation of Association of Officials of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (Fenaminsa), Esteban Tumba, it is estimated that in more than 400 dismissals of "officials" in the portfolio.
"What we were told was that the government installation process was installed, concluded, and that the dismissal that could occur would be extraordinary, and well, that is the opposite: we have a governor where half of the workers have been fired. is a discovery, "he said.
"They were created that they have work environment problems, in a situation where there is no record, there is an important component of political discrimination," explained Tumba, who did not rule out paralysis.
Meanwhile, the Fenaminsa national secretary, Cristian Inzunza, stressed that "under the Secretary of Crime Prevention so far we have more than 40 dismissals, there are professionals who have worked for 15 years, who are well-known at the construction site level, there is no foundation."
He also said that the most affected services were the services of the Domestic Government, which was one of the grouping of governors from Intendance. "We have a record of 260 contract dismissals and 100 fees," he said.
In the Segegob, deductions have also been applied. According to sources at the ministry, on Monday, around 30 people were severed. The argument that will be given is unit restructuring, but in the ministry it shows that the explanation does not comply with reality. "They are all dismissals that cannot be justified," they complained.
Low Social Development, even at La Araucanía
From Association of Officials of the Social Development Ministry (Asofumi), Meanwhile, reported that the non-contract extension process for 2019 had an impact "86 officials across the country (52 contracts and 34 colleagues for fees)".
"If we add the anticipated contract provisions made in April, the number increases to 154 officials from the Ministry of Social Development who lost their jobs," they said in a public statement.
And they added: "We talked about almost 15% of ministerial staff, whom we made presentations only on October 3 at this same Commission."
Especially inside as early as from the Ministry of Social Development, in the La Araucanía Region, the symbol area for Alfredo Moreno's portfolio, there were 8 dismissals in the final process.
Distribution workers designate Counter that the abolition was caused by unjustifiable causes and was accused of being "afraid" of a strategy they could use to fire more officials.
Dismissal in service
In the National Services for the Prevention and Rehabilitation of Drug and Alcohol Consumption (SENDA), meanwhile, 21 dismissal of contract employees was calculated, "out of a total of 242 across the country, representing 8.6% of the total workers under this contract condition. The contrata was notified of its continuity only until March 2019," they explained from the union.
"We also state that the process by which partner evaluations have been carried out has changed and has not been adjusted to current legal norms, because the only recognized qualification process is carried out by the Qualifications Agency, which is concluded in a month. those who were fired were judged in lists 1 and 2, which meant that they were categorized as first-level workers in carrying out their work, "they added from the union.
And they mention that "other evaluation procedures carried out by this administration and which serve as a basis for dismissing officials, do not comply with current laws and ignore the procedures and regulations governed by the State for these cases."
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