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Retirees: the Government will deliver an extraordinary bonus
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Retirees: the Government will deliver an extraordinary bonus

The Government defines the payment of a special bonus for improve the purchasing power of retirements and pensions in the quarter. The bonus would be from 6500 to 8000 pesos. In the next few days they would define the scope. Is that with the inflation data for May and the projections for June, the retirements and pensions they would fall behind again in the face of rising prices.In the first half of the year and with the new formula in force since March, retirements and pensions received two quarterly increases of 8.07 and 12.12 percent respectively. The total increase is 21.2 percent. With an average price rise of 3 percent in June, inflation for the first half of 2021 will add up to 25.1 percent, representing a loss of 3.1 percent compared to the same half of the previous year.Taking...
The technicians gathered by Díaz demand that the minimum wage be raised by at least 1.3% in 2021
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The technicians gathered by Díaz demand that the minimum wage be raised by at least 1.3% in 2021

The technical commission to decide the increase in the minimum interprofessional salary (SMI), which today stands at 950 euros in 14 payments, is clear: it has to raise yes or yes in 2021. At least 1.3%, about 12 euros as confirmed by its president, Inmaculada Cebrián, this Friday. The body handles three scenarios for 2021: a minimum increase of 12 euros, an intermediate increase of 15 euros (a rise of 1.6%) and a maximum of 19 euros (2%). Each scenario is planned in anticipation of how much the average salary may rise in Spain until 2023. As indicated by Vice President Yolanda Díaz, with this report, the raising of the SMI will now be negotiated "after consultation with the Social Dialogue interlocutors." This commission, which was established at the end of January,...
Pasogal guarantees payment of Groundforce’s May wages “in the next few days”
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Pasogal guarantees payment of Groundforce’s May wages “in the next few days”

Pasogal, the main shareholder of Groundforce, guaranteed this Monday that the payment of May wages in the handling company will be carried out in the "next days", after having warned that the insolvency request made by TAP could delay payments. Speaking to Lusa, a source at Pasogal, of Alfredo Casimiro, the main shareholder of the ground handling airport assistance company, today said that the "May wages" payment will be made "in the next few days", but he stressed that "the last day of the month is on Monday ". Groundforce considered on May 18 that TAP's insolvency application leaves the company in "total strangulation" and could lead to its operational disruption, destroying the efforts that have been made to save it. With the bankr...
Two out of every 3 employees in Mexico earn 283 pesos a day or less
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Two out of every 3 employees in Mexico earn 283 pesos a day or less

For women it is worseIf we go back 10 years (first quarter of 2011), the employed who earned more than five minimum wages represented 8.54 percent; while for 2021 they are only 2.2 percent, four times less than a decade ago.“The increase in the labor poverty index, to 40.7 percent, occurs in a context where there are more people who earn two or less minimum wages, while fewer and fewer receive five or more minimum wages. In this context, the most affected are women ”, affirms Jesús Rubio.In the first three months of the year, 58.3 percent of men in Mexico earned two or less than one minimum wage; but for women it is worse: 67.6 percent.The workers who earn five salaries represent 1.70 percent, 10 years ago they were 6.55; while in men it is 2.54, since in 2011 it was 9.72 percent.A str...
Autoeuropa workers rejected a pre-agreement that provided for 4.6% salary increases in three years
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Autoeuropa workers rejected a pre-agreement that provided for 4.6% salary increases in three years

Autoeuropa workers rejected this Friday the pre-employment agreement, negotiated between the administration and its representatives, by an overwhelming majority of 84.25 votes against and only 15.2% of favorable votes. According to the results announced by the Workers' Commission (CT), in the vote held on Thursday and Friday, there were only 620 votes in favor and 3,426 votes against the aforementioned pre-employment agreement at Autoeuropa's Volkswagen car plant in Palmela, in the district of Setúbal. The coordinator of the TC, Fausto Dionísio, accepts the results "with democratic humility" and interprets the result of the vote as a "mandate to renegotiate the agreement signed with the administration". Fausto Dionísio recalls, however, t...
The Government will abolish in 2022 "all" job aid triggered by the pandemic
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The Government will abolish in 2022 "all" job aid triggered by the pandemic

The Government has already sent the European Commission the update of the Stability Plan that it had to send before the end of April. Although the document is a compilation of the measures and reforms announced in recent months and that will be in the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan, there are also news. Among them, the suppression of the labor measures and aid implemented by the pandemic. In the text, the document has the "completion" as of 2022 "of all labor measures adopted to combat the health emergency caused by Covid-19." Specifically, the document refers to benefits for cessation of activity and social quota exemptions for the self-employed, ERTE exemptions for companies and temporary disability due to Covid. Interestingly, ERTE benefits are not m...