Representatives of public sector workers and the Executive reached an agreement on June 30, through which the state servants will obtain an increase in their remuneration and a bonus of S / 550. This agreement is historic, since the Collective negotiation had achieved economic improvements.
Close to 565,000 workers will benefit from this agreement, which would have a fiscal cost of S/ 830 million. To comply with the details of the agreement, the State will have S/ 514 million available every year, since it has permanent nature.
“This is a collective agreement whose coverage is unprecedented in the collective bargaining of the State”, said the labor lawyer Ricardo Herrera, since previously economic terms could not be negotiated.
How do I know if I get the bonus for public sector workers?
The final act after the agreement indicates that the public servants of the regimes 276, 728, civil service and special penitentiary and diplomatic careers will benefit from the salary increase. It should be taken into account that the special health and education careers will negotiate at the sectoral level.
The workers of regimen 276 they will obtain an average monthly increase of S/ 222.7. The rest of public servants will receive an average increase of S/ 840 per year; In this way, the monthly increase will be between S/ 51 and S/ 64, according to the contract modality.
When is the S/ 550 bonus charged for the public sector?
The bonus of S/ 550 agreed between public sector workers and the State will be delivered in December 2022. For this point of the agreement, S/ 316 million of national resources will be allocated, which has the backing of the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF).
The next step in the process is to negotiate in a decentralized manner through the unions of each institution. For this, some matter already agreed upon at a centralized level cannot be repeated, such as seeking an extra salary increase. However, the lawyer Ricardo Herrado indicated that the parties could agree on the delivery of a new bonus for closing the bidding documents.