Jose Battle y Ordonez was a politician, the former #president of Uruguay and the pioneer of populism political. During Jose Battle y Ordonez's term in office, he began the reforming and established the labor law for eight-hour workdays which ahead of other Latin American countries. He also implemented many welfare policies, such as unemployment compensation, pensions for the elderly, etc. Jose Battle y Ordonez established Uruguay into "the #Switzerland of South America."