The government of Mexico City and the Association of Banks of Mexico (ABM) announced that they will implement actions to avoid the concentration of people in bank branches for the payment of payroll in fortnight by COVID-19.
The head of government, Claudia Sheinbaum, said at a press conference that they will invite business firms and other associations and chambers to voluntarily, and as far as possible, distribute salaries throughout the month so that payments do not focus on 15 and 30.
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In the case of branches with the highest influx and demand of users, public spaces will be enabled to maintain a healthy distance in the queues, on the outskirts the Secretariat of Citizen Security will support for it to be respected.
He also reported that from this Wednesday, bank branches in Mexico City will be from 10:00 a.m., with the aim of staggering the entrances of the different sectors so as not to saturate public transport.
In the medium and long term, the use of the CODI platform to make digital payments, as well as the use of any other digital application to avoid face-to-face treatment in branches, will be promoted.
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The 70,800 people working in banking corporations will continue to work remotely.
«The others, who have to be in corporate offices because they do essential tasks in technology, in telecommunications, in operation, in prevention of money laundering, customer service, electronics, telephone, digital, etc., all of them will continue in the schedules they are working,» detailed the president of the ABM, Luis Niño de Rivera.
#EnVivo ▶️ #VideoConferencia press. Agreement with @AsocBancosMx to implement actions that reduce the concentration of people in bank branches in the City and thus reduce contagion by Covid-19. https://t.co/D9IxKgUkVF
— Claudia Sheinbaum (@Claudiashein) June 8, 2020
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