June 24, 2024

Extending the MP minimum wage for another 60 days

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Extending the MP minimum wage for another 60 days

deputy (temporary measure) 1143/2022, which raised the minimum wage to R$1,302, and extended it for another 60 days. The term was extended by authorization of the President of the Senate, Rodrigo Pacheco (PSD-MG), on Friday (March 17, 2023). The MP was introduced in November and has been in effect since January.

Thus, Congress will have another 60 days to analyze the interim measure, when it will be able to approve, reject or amend the text. The measure was amended in mid-December last year and has been in effect since January this year.

President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (PT) has already announced that it will readjust the minimum wage to R$1,320 in May.

The present value of R$1,302 is the inflation variance measured by the INPC (National Consumer Price Index), plus a real gain of about 1.4%. However, the amount approved by the National Congress in the general budget of the Federation for the year 2023 is R$ 1320, but it comes into effect It depends on a new interim measure by the executive branch.

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Pacheco also extended, for the same period, two more temporary measures. one of them (MP 1,144/2022) which granted a special appropriation of R$7.5 billion to the Ministry of Labor and Social Security to pay the expenditures of the General Fund of the Social Security System. the second , MP 1,145/2022The tachograph fee values ​​have changed.


with information from Brazil agency

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