Indec: wages grew 14.9% in the first quarter, but lost against inflation

index wages who publishes the Indec showed that the wages of workers lost against inflation in the first quarter of the year, since rose 14.9% compared to prices that advanced 16.1% in the same period.

On a monthly level, on the other hand, wages showed an increase of 7.4% in March compared to the previous month and won the race against the inflation of the month, which marked 6.7%, a record for the last two decades.

Even before the official call to advance or reopen the joint discussion, some unions began to sign their increases in March, around the Four. Five%. Consequently, the recorded wages increased by 7.8% in the month, while the salaries of the unregistered private sector advanced 5.6%.

In the case of registered workersthe monthly increase of 7.8% was explained by the 5.4% improvement in private sector wages and the 12.1% rise in public sector wages.

The year-on-year comparison -March 2021 against the same month in 2022- showed that the salary index grew 55.8%. Thus, it was slightly above inflation, which shot up to 55.1% in the same period.

The publication of the salary index, corresponding to March, also triggers the officialization of the increase in pensions and the wow as of June 1, according to the quarterly mobility formula.

Kirchnerism presses to raise the minimum wage

In the midst of the offensive against Martín Guzmán, the deputy Maximo Kirchner presented an initiative to The 45% increase in the minimum vital and mobile salary is ahead of the July salarywhich is collected in August, instead of being applied to the December salary, as was scheduled.

If he gives in to the claim of the Kirchnerist hard core, the Ministry of Labor could convene the Salary Council or, directly, publish a resolution to define advancing the rise in the minimum wage. The wallet that drives Claudius Moroni It is evaluating taking the measure unilaterally, like last year.

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