He warned over the attempts to increase retirement years as part of the adjustment reforms hailed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Tatamuez urged the Constitutional Court to rule over a complaint filed against President Lenin Moreno's "Humanitarian Law", a new norm that reduces the wages of public and private workers.
Besides rejecting an increase in fuel prices, FUT leaders pointed out that Moreno is trying to privatize the oil, communications, energy, and mining sectors before leaving the Presidency on May 24.
Following last night's presidential debate, which was attended only by right-wing candidates, a citizen berated billionaire banker Guillermo Lasso for his role in the economic crisis of 1999. #DebatePresidencial2021 (1/2) pic.twitter.com/qqQUYadlF4
Having staged demonstrations in December, the Subnational Governments Federation (Fenogope) supported the FUT's call as the Moreno administration has not transferred economic aid to local governments.
The call for a general strike comes amid the electoral campaigns for the February 7 elections in which 16 presidential candidates will compete.
The exclusion of the Social Justice (JS) presidential candidate Alvaro Noboa unleashed political turmoil in recent weeks, as a claim was filled to demand the removal of three officials of the National Electoral Council (CNE).