The Ministry of Labor and Social Economy will address in the meeting on labor reform that they will maintain this Wednesday if the proposed maximum limit of 15% of the total workforce “accommodates the interests” of all social agents or “can be varied” and if it can be “less indiscriminate”.
This was advanced by the Secretary of State for Employment, Joaquín Pérez Rey, at the press conference to present the data on registered unemployment and Social Security affiliation in October , after being asked about the Labor proposal made in October to limit the temporary hiring of a maximum of 15% of the workforce before the social dialogue meeting called for 11:30 am.
Today’s appointment will address article 15 of the Workers’ Statute, referring to temporary contracts of a structural nature, and “one of the elements that will have to be seen is whether the maximum temporary limit accommodates the interests of all interlocutors. and see if it can be varied or, in some way, individualized so that it can be less indiscriminate and more effective, “said Pérez Rey, who stressed that both the definition of the cause for resorting to temporary hiring and the maximum limit are” in full discussion “.
After the controversy generated around the repeal of the labor reform due to differences within the Government, the Secretary of State has defended, Servimedia collects , that said reform seeks to “break” with unemployment and precariousness and “if we reach a level of broad consensus “with the social agents,” we intend it to be very positive both in terms of employment and precariousness “and that it establish a” framework of labor relations that allows us to put an end once and for all to unemployment and precariousness “. It is a “strategic” and “decisive” reform to “reinforce” the “stability” in employment and that Spain “ceases to be that distant planet” due to its high rates of temporary employment, he has clarified.
Calviño insists on the importance of restoring the prevalence of the sectoral agreement over that of the company
The first vice president, Nadia Calviño, referred to the other point of disagreement between Labor and the Economy, during an interview on Cadena Ser in which she defended the importance of restoring the prevalence of the sectoral agreement over that of the company to set minimum wage conditions that make it possible to put an end to the precariousness that has occurred in some sectors, such as among housekeeping maids.
Calviño has cited this aspect as one of the key issues in which they work with social agents and that supposes repealing one of the most controversial aspects of the 2012 PP labor reform, which was to give priority to the company agreement.
Yes, the first vice president has avoided pronouncing the word repeal, because she considers that the “conflict of slogans and words” only contributes “noise” and because she is in favor of “building” the labor market of the future. However, it has recognized that some aspects of the 2012 reform must be “corrected” that have deteriorated labor relations and collective bargaining, and that have not resolved previous problems that were already dragging on the labor market, such as structural unemployment or unemployment. youth.
Regarding the damage caused by the 2012 reform, it has affected the competition for lower wages in some areas due to subcontracting to multi-service companies with their own agreement, whose conditions prevail over those of the sector. “I think there is awareness (of the social agents) that we cannot continue the same with downward competition ,” said the vice president, who has expressly referred to the situation of the so-called kellys in the hotel sector.