bonus 1. Who charge it?
According to statements by the Minister of production, will be generalized to all workers in the private sector of the economy, whatever their status and wage level. However, the referent of UPCN (public, national, provincial and municipal workers Union), said that it would also reach the State workers.
2 those who pay for it?
The bond must be paid by all employers to their staff. According to Dante Sica said implementation of the bonus will take into account «the reality of each sector», and could pay in more than two sections for the companies that are in an emergency situation. The good news for employers would be that the bonus can be taken on account of future increases, though your payment is required.
3 How much will it be?
The idea is to pay two bonuses of 2,500 pesos before and after the average bonus December, i.e. in November and next January. However, according to music will be up to $5000, so it is configured as a ceiling rather than a floor. The bonus will be non-remunerative.
4 for $5000 unemployment falls?
According to the tripartite agreement of the end-of-year bonus payment deactivate the possibility of calling a fifth general strike in the era of Mauricio Macri. The measurement of force was going to coincide with the G-20 Summit which will be held in Buenos Aires, 30 November and 1 December, with a 36-hour strike. The head of the CGT, Héctor Daer, said that the plant might «reconsider» the national strike if the bonus being discussed with the Government is implemented by Decree and compulsory for all workers. The obligation is essential to avoid what happened in 2016, when he agreed with the Government also a compensatory bonus, but not being required only some guilds received it.
5. employers ensure that they cannot pay it on the one hand, the President of the Forum of corporate convergence, Miguel Blanco, acknowledged today that wages are «delayed», but said that the possibility of granting a year-end bonus «depends on every sector». One of the Vice-Presidents of the Union Industrial Argentina (UIA) Daniel Funes de Rioja, said today that more than 60% of companies may not make against the payment of end-of-year bonus, it considered it necessary to find a way to finance it. Meanwhile, entrepreneurs in the city of Rosario were considered a year-end bonus payment «is not feasible» as a result of the financial situation facing their companies, although they admitted that «not enough workers salary» say have no where s Acar money to pay for it.
6. the loss of purchasing power and the wage claim in 2018 wages accumulated a loss of purchasing power of up to 17.7%, according to the analysis prepared by the center of economy policy Argentina (ECA). The report also estimated minimum retirement to accumulate a loss of 12.1% in purchasing power. The study of wages was carried out on the basis of joint agreements in the sectors as metallurgical guilds, graphics, trade, construction, public administration, gastronomic, which showed «a strong loss of purchasing power estimated between 13% and 17% «.» In this sense we are in talking about deeper fall in purchasing power for workers who are in the informal economy or contracts out of Convention.