Working conditions at I Study and Work
The 620 beneficiaries of the program who will be chosen randomly will have to meet a workload of between 20 and 30 hours per week.
They must perform in that job for a nine month minimumyes and a maximum of one year, Without exceptions. At the same time, They will not have the right to permanence nor will they be public officials.
Regarding the payment. Those selected will receive, for 30 hours per week, a monthly remuneration of four Benefit and Contribution Bases (BPC), which are equivalent to $20,656.
Except in exceptional cases, such as pregnant women or women with dependent children under four years of agewhich will receive six BPC –$30,984– for 30 hours per week. If they had to work 20 hours per week, pay will be $20,656 per month.
Youth unemployment rates in Uruguay
The unemployment rate juvenile is much greater than the general. The triple, specifically. According to him National Statistics Institute (INE)registered in September a 8.3% among all Uruguayans. In the case of young people, this variable reached 26.4%.
Likewise, people between the ages of 14 and 24 had a rate of 41.3% activity and one employment rate of 30.4%something that could represent difficulties to enter the labor market for the first time.
For this reason, the Minister of Labor and Social Security, Paul Miereswas of the opinion in recent days that everything that helps young people achieve successful job placement is “valuable”referring to the initiative.