October 20, 2014
Gov’t summons Minimum Wage Council to discuss rise
The Minimum Wage Council is set to meet on August 29 to discuss a rise, secretary of the pro-government CGT umbrella union Andrés Rodríguez has told reporters after a meeting with Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich, Economy Minister Axel Kicillof and Labour Minister Carlos Tomada.
“The Government has summoned the wage council for August 29,” Rodríguez confirmed today speaking at the Government House.
The Minimum Wage Council is made up of 16 representatives from the union side and 16 from the business side, as well as government representatives.
Yesterday, dissident CGT umbrella union announced of a 24-hour strike for August 28 to protest against inflation and demand an income tax reform.