The government says it will not give in, have its arm twistest by the protests and is keeping firm on its plans for tax reforms.
Press conference at Casa Presidencial on Monday.
According to President Carlos Alvarado, the protests will not change his mind and is in the firm belief that the Plan Fiscal (Tax Reform) is the way to avoid a financial crisis in the country.
Up to 24 public institutions that were affected by the strike on Monday have requested the illegality of the strike.
“Seven ministries filed a request before the Attorney General’s Office and 17 institutions of the decentralized public sector before the Labor Courts,” informed the Minister of Labor and Social Security, Steven Núñez Rímola.
The institutions listed by Núñez were:
Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social