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  • 21/02/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't offers 22% salary rise to teachers

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich revealed in a press conference that the Government offered teachers unions a 22 percent salary rise during today’s bargain negotiations. The offer included a “perfect attendance” plus that could raise the increment to reach 26.8%.

  • 28/08/2014 | Argentina

    Gov’t rejects income tax modification, re-opening of wage talks

    Labour Minister Carlos Tomada has affirmed it is not a government’s priority to discuss the modification of the income tax or re-opening wage talks, as dissident unions demanded during a general strike.

  • 15/11/2014 | Argentina

    Recalde says 'not true' all unions demanding wage talks opening

    Ruling Victory Front party lawmaker Héctor Recalde has denied calls for an opening of wage negotiations were a common stance by all labour unions and renewed the government’s criticism against "speculative" maneuvers in the financial market.

  • 23/02/2013 | Argentina

    CTERA teachers' union announces strike for Monday

    CTERA teachers' union announced classes will not start on Monday, as they join the national strike against the 22 percent hike proposal set by the Education Ministry.

  • 27/02/2013 | Argentina

    Teachers fail to agree on BA province's proposal

    Buenos Aires province teachers rejected a new proposal presented by provincial authorities during today's meeting over wage talks.

  • 21/02/2014 | Argentina

    Wage talks: no agreement between Government and teachers

    In a press conference from the Education Ministry, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich informed that no agreement has been reached between the two parts, although he anticipated that a second meeting with the teachers will take place on Monday.

  • 28/11/2012 | Argentina

    Subway workers go on strike

    Subway workers were on strike today, with each line stopping their services in three-hour shifts, after wage talks between Metrovías concessionary company and AGTSyP breakaway union failed yesterday.

  • 15/01/2013 | Argentina

    CTA's Yasky hopes income tax floor is raised 'before April'

    CTA umbrella union boss Hugo Yasky assured today that he hopes that the income tax floor hike is achieved before April, following a meeting with Labour Minister Carlos Tomada today.

  • 18/01/2013 | Argentina

    Gov't says 'won't limit' wage talks

    Cabinet Chief Juan Manuel Abal Medina ruled out that the National Government will "limit" the wage talks percentages and called for the effort of "every sector to take care of jobs."

  • 06/03/2012 | Argentina

    Teachers go on national strike

    Buenos Aires province teachers’ union ratified the 48-hours national strike scheduled for today and Wednesday to demand a wage hike above from the one offered by the provincial government ($2,800 pesos).

  • 08/05/2012 | Argentina

    Wage talks: State workers agree 21% hike

    The State Unions Front that gathers the unions of the public sector workers signed a 21 percent salarial hike during a meeting with President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner at the Government House.

  • 14/06/2012 | Argentina

    Wage talks fail, teamsters union ratifies 'surprise strikes'

    The teamsters' union failed to reach an agreement with companies in the sector during the wage talks held at the Labour Ministry, after the delegates of the union headed by Hugo Moyano did not accept the proposal of a 18 percent hike paid in three parts.

  • 22/02/2012 | Argentina

    Bullrich summons City teacher unions for wage talks

    City Education Minister Esteban Bullrich summoned teacher unions for a meeting on Thursday to continue with wage talks, after failing to reach an agreement on Monday.

  • 23/02/2012 | Argentina

    National teachers’ wage talks fail

    National Education Minister Alberto Sileoni announced that the teachers’ union “did not accept the offer made,” during a press conference. Meanwhile, members of the unions announced that they “don’t rule out going on strike.”

  • 04/03/2012 | Argentina

    BA province teachers to continue strike next week

    Teachers’ unions in Buenos Aires province will continue to strike next week, after wage negotiations with the province's Government failed during a meeting today. The beginning of the school year remains on hold for thousands of children.


  • 09/02/2012 | Argentina

    Teacher unions 'concerned' over lack of progress in collective bargaining talks

    After leaving their first collective bargaining meeting with Education Minister Alberto Sileoni, representatives from the five largest teachers’ unions in the country voiced their “concern” over the Government’s alleged lack of response to their calls for a 28 percent hike in the sector’s minimum wage.

  • 14/02/2012 | Argentina

    Teachers unions wage talks to continue after negotations fail

    Education Ministry officials and members of the five teachers’ unions will continue wage talks in the next few days, after differences broke out over the new amount allotted  national teacher’s incentive fund (fonid).

  • 17/02/2012 | Argentina

    National teacher unions reject Government's offer

    The five main national teacher unions rejected the Government’s offer of raising the minimum wage floor to 2800 pesos, after a meeting held in the Labour Ministry. Teachers insist on a 28 percent raise and a minimum wage of 3000 pesos.

  • 16/01/2012 | Argentina

    Boudou demands 'rationality' in wage talks

    Acting President Amado Boudou called unionists and companies to be “rational in order to protect the growth,” referring to the upcoming wage talks that will be held this year.

  • 02/02/2012 | Argentina

    Moyano breaks his silence, assures relation with Gov't is 'suspended'

    CGT umbrella union boss Hugo Moyano broke his silence and assured his relationship with the Government is “suspended” but dismissed the possibility of staging a national hike. Regarding wage talks, he stressed thayt "if the Government set limits and percentages, free wage talks are over," and revealed he hasn't spoken to any Government official in over two months.

  • 04/02/2012 | Argentina

    Former UIA head predicts wage talks 'will stand between 20-25% increase'

    Former Argentine Industrial Union head Héctor Méndez predicted that the 2012 wage talks will stand "between a 20 percent and 25 percent increase range" and urged unionists and businessmen to be willing to negotiate.

  • 09/02/2011 | Argentina

    UTA union claims $1,000 bonus per month until next wage talk

    UTA transport workers’ union demanded a $1,000 pesos bonus with their salaries for the months of January, February and March, to make up for the “future raise of salaries which is to be negotiated in the next wage talks.”

  • 22/02/2011 | Argentina

    National Gov't seals deal with teachers' unions

    After long talks, the government and the teachers’ union reached an agreement on the salary raise. Nevertheless, the accord does not include Buenos Aires City teachers, who told reporters that they are waiting for the City government to summon them.

  • 24/11/2011 | Argentina

    'We have to innovate in the relationship with workers'

    The head of the Argentine Industrial Union (UIA), José Ignacio De Mendiguren, assured "we have to innovate in the relationship with workers." Although he did not give specific information about the upcoming wage talks, he said “no one is surprised by the fact that Moyano wants it all.”

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