He Chief of Staff and vice-presidential candidate for Unión por la Patria, Augustine Rossi, anticipated that the government will announce in the next few hours new measures related to a bonus of lump sum: “In the morrow Massa will announce the rest of the measures that have to do with those who have a fixed income.
He Presidential candidate of Union for the Fatherland, Sergio Massahad already confirmed after the STEP economic measures to compensate the effect of devaluation in the pocket of the workers.
The head of the economic portfolio, who this Wednesday announced a new transfer of US$7.5 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) after his trip to Washington, he had already stated his goal of “recover what was lost” from the devaluation of last August 14.
Massa, meanwhile, will speak this Thursday and make a presentation in the afternoon at the Argentine Chamber of Commerce and Services (CAC) under the Council of the Americasan event in which the candidates for the 2023 elections will speak before a part of the Argentine business community.
Fixed sum: how much would the bonus be
It is expected that Massa reveal all the measures towards the end of this week. However, speculation has already begun about the amount of the extraordinary bonus: the CTA is requesting $75,000, while the CGT is considering amounts of $50,000 to $60,000.
In this context, the lawyer Tamara Bezares confirmed, in dialogue with Crónica TV, that the figure probably It will be around $50,000, based on information to which the Ministry of Economy would have had access.
Additionally, he pointed out that this measure will only benefit those who have with formal jobs and not to workers registered as monotributistas. In this sense, the responsibility of the additional payment will fall on the employers.