The Metallurgical Workers Union (UOM) managed to close a salary agreement with the business chambers of the sector in a short paritymarking a milestone in labor negotiations in the country.
After several weeks of deadlocked talks, the union led by Abel Furlan agreed a salary increase for the period from April to June 2023.
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The UOM closed an 18% salary increase for the April-June quarter
The agreement reached establishes an 18% salary increase for the quarter April June, divided into two sections: a 10% in April and the remaining 8% in May. Both increases will be cumulative.
It is expected that this agreement will be used as the basis for negotiations with large companies in the steel sector in the meeting that the UOM already has scheduled with the Chamber of Steel.
The agreement also includes a review for the month of June, in attention to inflation indicators that the national government will relieve in the coming months.
This agreement is of great interest to political and union actorssince it could mark a trend in the next discussions in the current inflationary context.
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In summary, the agreement reached between the UOM and the business chambers of the metallurgical sector represents a major achievement in the country’s wage negotiations and can be used as a model for other guilds.
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