After the electoral defeat last Sunday, the national government assures that “heard the message at the polls“and assesses measures to improve purchasing power. In this frame, this Tuesday the inflation for the month of August will be known that, according to estimates, it would be around 2.8%, ratifying the slowdown in price rise that strongly impacted on the worker pockets in the first semester of the year to which the average 20% loss is added during the previous management.
Announcements are expected for allocations like the AUH and for retirements and pensions.
At Casa Rosada, the president Alberto Fernandez the chief of staff met yesterday, Santiago Cafiero, to advance with Ads aimed at easing pockets. Ministers also participated in the meeting Gabriel Katopodis (Public Works) and Juan Zabaleta (Social development).
Hours later, the Minister of Productive Development, Matias Kulfas, assured in this regard that the government is already discussing what new measures to adopt so that “the recovery accelerates and reaches more sectors“, by stating that it is part of the balance of the results of the PASO 2021.
“People can’t take it anymore”
“Without a doubt the message and the problem that they marked us at the polls is in the income policy”, said last Monday afternoon the candidate for deputy national of Front of All through the city of Buenos Aires, Leandro santoro, that last Sunday obtained 25% of the votes and came in second place after the Together for Change alliance. Santoro specified that announcements will be on Thursday, before the President travels abroad. “People can’t take it anymore”, recognized the candidate.
“Without a doubt the message and the problem that they marked us at the polls is in the income policy”
Earlier, Kulfas assured: “We are listening to the electoral message and that means redoubling our efforts, accelerate the realization of the initiatives that are being implemented, that we generate some corrections on which we are already working and we will continue analyzing throughout the week in that direction “.
Announcements are expected for allocations like the AUH and for retirements and pensions. Also aimed at improving the income of workers. For example, it was already scheduled for the end of this month minimum wage, living and mobile review meeting which is located below the basic basket of the Indec.
The Council has an appointment for next Thursday 30, although now it would be resolved with an Executive decree. In the same line The wage parities that almost all the different productive sectors of the country have already agreed will be evaluated. There was a reopening and review two months before the polls and the average guideline was now set between 40% and 47%, staggered increases that will be applied to salaries in the coming months.
This is the out-of-pocket picture for workers in a dependency relationship, for those in the informal sector the situation is more pressing. It is speculated that for the sectors of the economy hardest hit, such as gastronomy and tourism, some tax relief could also come.