It’s official. The Executive Power set at S/360 the minimum retirement and disability pension for former fishing workers included in Law 30003, in accordance with Supreme Decree No. 187-203 published last Saturday, August 26 in the El Peruano newspaper. . If you want to know more about this measure, how many sea workers will benefit and from when they will be able to collect the amount, keep reading this note from La República.
Fishermen’s pension: how many will it benefit?
As President Dina Boluarte announced on August 25 in San Juan de Lurigancho, the base that fishermen will receive at retirement and for the disability benefit was increased to S/360. With the rule recently published in the newspaper El Peruano, it is estimated that this measure will benefit 2,622 fishermen, which represents 35.3% of the total (7,422) who today receive a pension.
Regarding the amounts of pensions for widowhood and orphanhood, the rules established in the Law Regulating the Special Social Security Regime for Fishing Workers and Pensioners will be applied.
Finally, it is established that its financing will come from the resources of the Extraordinary Fisherman’s Fund, which is administered by the Consolidated Reserve Fund and that it will transfer to the Pension Standardization Office the necessary resources established in the supreme decree.
Pension for fishermen: since when can it be collected?
In the complementary provision of Supreme Decree No. 187-203, it is provided that the amounts indicated in articles 2 and 3 will be applied from the payment corresponding to the month following the publication of the regulation in the El Peruano newspaper. I mean, September.
Let us remember that the Minister of Economy and Finance, Alex Contreras, declared to the media that this measure will be implemented in September and that it will benefit thousands of fishermen who previously received S/15 or S/20.
Pension for fishermen: what did President Dina Boluarte say?
On August 25, President Dina Boluarte announced the increase in the minimum pension for fishermen during her visit to the Casa del Pensionista Yuyaq, which is run by the Office of Social Security Standardization (ONP), in San Juan de Lurigancho. “We have come to tell you that there will be an increase in (pension). Because in this stage of adulthood, which is the most difficult, we need more support, ”she said.
For his part, the Minister of Economy, Alex Contreras, specified that fishermen will now receive from S/360 and that the Supreme Decree would be published in two days, as, indeed, has happened.
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