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Domestic workers will have a new salary increase: how the scales were

Domestic workers will have a new salary increase: how the scales were

Domestic workers will receive a new salary increase, since an additional increase will be applied for unfavorable areas.

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The domestic workers will receive a new salary increase, given that an additional increase will be applied per unfavorable area. The setting was confirmed by Official bulletin with a resolution from the National Commission for Work in Private Homes (CNTCP) by which the 30% increase in minimum wages was ratified.

“The increase mentioned above will be effective as follows: 20% starting in February 2024 based on the minimum wages established for the month of December 2023 and 15% starting in March 2024 with based on the minimum wages established for the month of February 2024, with a review clause on April 17, 2024,” detailed a section of the Considering clause.

Meanwhile, the 18% increase announced days ago by the Union of Auxiliary Personnel of Private Houses (UPACP) for April and May still needs to be regulated.

What are the categories of Domestic Employees?

The activity of Private Home Workers has five categories, according to the area of ​​exploitation:

  • Supervisor: coordination and control of the tasks carried out by two or more people under her charge;
  • Personnel for specific tasks: cooks hired exclusively to perform said work, and any other household task that requires special suitability of the staff to carry it out;
  • Landlords: personnel who provide tasks inherent to the general care and preservation of a home where they live due to the employment contract;
  • Assistance and care of people: includes non-therapeutic assistance and care of people, such as: sick people, people with disabilities, children, adolescents, older adults,
  • Staff for general tasks: provision of cleaning, washing, ironing, maintenance, preparation and cooking of meals and, in general, all other typical household tasks.

Domestic workers: what are the salary scales?

Additional for Domestic Workers: What are the unfavorable areas?

The provinces of La Pampa, Río Negro, Chubut, Neuquén, Santa Cruz, Tierra del Fuego, Antártida and Islas del Atlántico Sur, or in the Patagones District of the Province of Buenos Aires.

Source: Ambito

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