The Juzgado de Trabajo del Segundo Circuito Judicial de San José (Labor Court) declared legal the strike of the employees of the Poder Judicial – the Judiciary – against the processing of the fiscal reform.
The public sector workers unions urge their membership to continue the strike that began on September 10
The decision of Judge Víctor Manuel Orozco Zárate, made known Friday night, rejected the request of the Government, represented by the Attorney General, Julio Jurado, to declare the strike illegal.
The State attorney had argued that the work of the Poder Judicial is an “essential service”.
However, judge Orozco Zárate did not see it that way, in his decision citing that the State had failed to prove the essential services, refuting the argument presented by Jurado, that