Picket Unitthe group that brings together Social Organizations of leftheld a new protest on Tuesday in front of the Ministry of Worked. After the match of the Argentine National Team in the soccer world cup Qatar 2022the claim on this occasion was for the increase in Minimum salary, Vital Y Mobile (SMVM), of the amounts of the social plans and older food assistance for the canteens.

The demonstration caused traffic delays on Avenida 9 de Julio between Avenida Belgrano and Moreno. In this framework, the leader of the worker pole, Edward Belliboniexpressed: “Today we first watched the game, we supported Argentina, but now we are going to support decent wages, above inflation, because the minimum wage cannot be below the poverty line.”

Before, the social leader denounced that “there was a campaign against the Piquetera Unit” after rumors that they were not going to march during the World Cup, since the protest coincided with the first match of the Argentine National Team in the World Cup. of Qatar 2022. “It would never have occurred to me to say such a thing. I also like soccer, but it cannot postpone the needs of the people”, affirmed the social leader.

This Tuesday, after the unexpected defeat of Argentina against Saudi Arabiathe Piquetera Unit protested in front of the Ministry of Labor, after meeting first at the gates of Social development at noon and go to the Callao building at 100, which runs Raquel ‘Kelly’ Olmos. Meanwhile, during the same day and at the headquarters of the labor portfolio, the Advice of SMVMwhich would end up arranging a 20% increase in four tranches.

“It is not by chance that they meet on game day, they do it to hide a proposal below the poverty line,” attacked Belliboni, who also assured that “they chose the date between roosters and midnight” to evaluate an update of the basic salary in the country, today at 57,900 pesos, “something that neither the Government nor the CGT exposed.”

Faced with accumulated inflation that climbed to 88% per year, according to the latest INDEC report, the Polo Obrero referent questioned the workers’ union and unions related to Kirchnerism. “The CGT and the CTA did not issue a single word about all this, they are thinking of Cristina (Kirchner) and the electoral organization,” the piquetero leader complained.

The Polo Obrero Piquetero Unit, MTR-Votamos Luchar, CUBA-MTR, Barrios de Pie, the National Piquetero Bloc, the Armando Conciencia Group and the November 17 Organization; MTR Teresa Rodríguez, Coordinator for Social Change, Socialist Movement of Workers (MST), Federation of Grassroots Organizations (FOB), Neighborhood Movement of Workers (MBT), and Territorial Liberation Movement (MTL-Rebelde), among others.

After the protest, an increase in the minimum wage was confirmed

The SMVM Council agreed on Tuesday afternoon a 20% increase in four tranches on the basic credit, currently at $57,900, so that in March it will reach $69,500. According to NAthe agreement contemplates an increase of 7% in December, 6% in January, 4% in February and 3% in March with a review scheduled for the second month of 2023.

The vote, which was carried out virtually, garnered 31 votes in favor and one against, from the Secretary General of the Autonomous CTA, Hugo ‘Cachorro’ Godoy. “Inflation in Argentina has not been determined for a while by price increases, but by speculation by the business sectors. And we do not see any effort from employers to distribute income in favor of workers,” Godoy said in a statement, rejecting the proposal.

Source: Elintransigente

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