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The social dialogue desk on Social Security and pensions is working out of time, though in accordance with what union representatives have hinted at this Monday, after the tip of the final assembly, no consequence is anticipated earlier than the tip of the month. Despite the actual fact that there’s a sure consensus on the majority of the sections that make up the negotiation, not one of the three events – Government, unions and employers – contemplate any of the routes resolved. The redesign of partial retirement and the alternative contract stays one of many predominant obstacles, and it’ll not be till two weeks from now, on July 15, once they meet once more. It is anticipated that in these two weeks that stay, each the Ministry of Social Security and unions and employers will consider the content material of the most recent paperwork which have been placed on the desk, and current their final calls for.

“During these weeks we will continue working with the Ministry of Social Security to exchange documents and texts, to see if we can meet the deadline that the parties have set for 31 July,” stated Cristina Estévez, Secretary of Institutional Policy and Territorial Policies of UGT. According to Estévez after the assembly on Monday – which was attended by the Secretary of State for Social Security and Pensions, Borja Suárez – an acceleration is anticipated within the subsequent 4 weeks, “because these issues can no longer wait.” Although the UGT consultant has indicated that on the assembly on Monday there was “real progress”, the reality is that there are nonetheless sure discrepancies in every of the issues which can be being addressed.

Thus, though the restoration of the 1.5 multiplier coefficient of the hours labored for non permanent fixed-term staff – which was dropped with the approval of the pension reform – is shared by the three events, Carlos Bravo, Secretary of Public Policies and Social Protection of CC OO, has acknowledged that the wording made by the Ministry continues to “generate doubts”, and that “the Government has agreed to study them and address them again” on the subsequent assembly.

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Bravo has confirmed that the most important variations proceed to be associated to the regulation of partial and energetic retirement, delayed retirement and versatile retirement. “These are approaches that are being put on the table in relation to the commitment to address the recovery of the regulation of partial retirement that was closed in 2011, and that was modified unilaterally by the Popular Party government in 2013,” stated the CC OO consultant. “This is a matter in which we have committed that we must continue working to try to reach a meeting point throughout this month of July,” he pressured.

The different two legs of the negotiation are additionally not totally resolved. They are, on the one hand, the definition of coefficients to scale back the retirement age in arduous, unhealthy or harmful poisonous jobs, the place a brand new proposal is anticipated to be drawn up by the commerce union organisations – which they’ve dedicated to current within the subsequent few days -; through which they can even suggest the definition of the procedures to objectify conditions of arduousness or as a consequence of age and with gender affect; and the completion of the mannequin settlement to be signed between the general public well being system, the mutual insurance coverage firms and Social Security. “In this there are significant advances that all parties recognise, but it is not yet closed pending the Ministry's response to the different contributions that have been made by the trade union organisations,” stated Bravo.

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