The Senate of the Nation approved a massive pass of employees to the permanent floor of the upper house. This happened before the Government decreed the closure of the entry of personnel to the public administration to try to reduce spending in the midst of the economic crisis.
Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner benefited many entrants from this decision. Some did it when she assumed the position of senator for the province of Buenos Aires in 2017. Others did it in December 2019, when she took over the presidency of the upper house.
Up to thirty senators from the Front of All and allied monoblocs were also able to name people you trust. For their part, the leaders of Together for Change rejected the initiative to appoint an individual per office, arguing the delicate economic situation in the country.
According to official spokespersons, there would be 128 new permanent employees
However, Peronism decided to move forward. The most favored legislators are the vice president of the Frente de Todos interbloc, Anabel Fernández Sagasti (Mendoza); Oscar Parrilli (Neuquen); Adolfo Rodríguez Saá (San Luis) and Juliana Di Tullio (Buenos Aires).
According to official spokesmen, there would be 128 new permanent employees. “All were requested by the unions,” they said. Indeed, the measure would have been taken in mid-July together with the joint agreement signed by the administrative secretaries of both legislative chambers with the unions represented in Congress: Legislative Staff Association (APL), Civil Staff Union of the Nation ( UPCN) and Association of State Workers (ATE).
Salary increase for Buenos Aires state
The Governor of the Province of Buenos Aires, Axel Kicillof, met at the beginning of the month with representatives of the unions that bring together public administration workers, within the framework of the 2022 joint ventures. At the meeting, which was also attended by the Minister of Treasury and Finance, Pablo López and his peers from Labor, Walter Correa and from Women, Gender Policies and Sexual Diversity, Kicillof confirmed the rise since September.
In this sense, the chief executive stated: “Our commitment to the workers is the recovery of the purchasing power; It is a fundamental objective that we have set for ourselves from the first day, since it is what will allow us to achieve a better distribution of income and prop up production and employment”. And he added: “In a context of high international uncertainty, we continue working so that the salaries of the workers of the public administration of the Province do not lose against inflation”.
Members of the unions SUTEBA, FEB, AMET, SADOP, UDOCBA, UDA, UPCN, ATE, AEMOPBA, AMS, SOSBA, SSP, SMHLP, APOC, AERI, SOEME, CICOP, APLA, APV, AECN, AMRA, SGP were present. , AJB and AJAMOP.
Public administration salary increase: how much will it be
Based on the acceleration of inflation and its impact on the income and purchasing power of citizens, the Province will increase from September the wages of workers in the Buenos Aires public administration. The goal is to bring it to 25%, on averagewhich is added to the increases that were already effective in March, May and July.
Notably an increase is also planned for December, ensuring a salary increase floor of 70% for all regimes of the provincial public administration. Additionally, the Government of the Province will convene the unions again in October, within the framework of this year’s joint venture.
In this line, the Minister Pablo López assured: “This decision is one more example of the management’s commitment to salary recomposition, translated into concrete decisions. We have the vocation, the will and the objective of recomposing the purchasing power of the workers of the province of Buenos Aires”.
Kicillof confirmed a 25% increase for the public administration of the Province after meeting with the unions.
The head of the Labor portfolio, Walter Correa, for his part, pointed out: “There is a provincial state present that interprets and accompanies the working class and a Ministry of Labor happy to be able to continue with the open and free parity. It is a very special parity because there are colleagues on both sides of the table.” “Thanks to the parity, that tool that Néstor Kirchner returned to us in 2003, this provincial state was able to accompany all the workers so that their salaries do not lose with inflation, he mentioned.
Municipalities of Buenos Aires protest in the City for low wages
While the Minister of Labor of the province of Buenos Aires, Walter Correa, is already working on the reopening of the parity of state employees (teachers, judicial, health professionals and public administration personnel), the Federation of Municipal Unions of Buenos Aires (FeSiMuBo) carried out a day of protests this Tuesday, with a 24-hour cessation of activities and a mobilization in the center of Buenos Aires, demanding compliance with the Joint Law of the sector and a salary increase, which allows workers to leave. and workers in the sector “get out of the poverty line”.
The municipal authorities of the province of Buenos Aires, led by Rubén García, proposed to the mayors and the governor, Axel Kicillof, that they comply with the salary and labor improvements that they have been requesting so that “hundreds of families can get out of poverty and indigence . “Are one of the most punished activities for decades, with shortcomings that deepened with the pandemic and the current economic crisis,” said the leader.