The Authorities spokeswoman, María Jesús Montero, opened the door on Tuesday to delay the rise within the Minimal Interprofessional Wage (SMI) for six months. Within the press convention after the Council of Ministers, Montero has warned that “the financial state of affairs can’t be ignored” and has proposed “to re-evaluate the state of affairs” within the subsequent semester to take advantage of right determination.
As Montero defined this Tuesday, the Authorities continues with its dedication to lift the minimal wage in order that it represents 60% of the common wage on the finish of the legislature, as established by the European Social Constitution. However he additionally recalled that “prudence” is critical in an “financial second as critical because the one we dwell in, particularly in sure sectors.
The Minister of Finance agrees on this method with the financial vp, Nadia Calvin, which this Monday assured that it was handy to delay the rise within the minimal wage till the financial restoration was “lined up.” Additionally the Minister of Social Safety, José Luis Escrivá, is dedicated to placing the rise within the SMI in fallow because of the weak spot of the financial system.
As ABC has revealed, the negotiations between the Authorities, the employer and the unions to find out the rise within the SMI stalled this Monday. The CEOE insists on freezing the minimal wage this yr, whereas the unions demand that the rise be articulated.
The Authorities, for its half, has once more departed on this matter. The socialist wing has aligned itself with the bosses, and intends to freeze the rise not less than for the second. In the meantime, the Minister of Labor, Yolanda Diaz, assures that it could be “very worrying if firms couldn’t assume” an increase of simply 9 euros monthly, “which is equal to a 0.9% improve, the share proposed by the United We Can Government Department.