Justice ordered the Government of the City of Buenos Aires to update the amounts of the Buenos Aires family allowances that are frozen for 6 and 7 years.
For example, the salary per spouse is $ 100 per month since 2014 and per child under 18 or 21 who continues to study and does not work is $ 270 since 2013. The annual school aid (initial, primary and middle) is of $ 300 with a monthly bonus of $ 100.
The sentence is from the Court of First Instance in Administrative and Tax Litigation No. 18, Secretary No. 35. The lawsuit was filed by the Union of Education Workers (UTE) and the Association of State Workers (ATE).
At the national level, the child and prenatal allowances in charge of the ANSeS, which are determined by range of family income (IGF) for assets (gross remuneration) and retirees and pensioners, since September vary between $ 741 and $ 3,540, depending on the Global Family Income (IGF) ranges up to a ceiling of $ 155,328 per month. And the annual school aid is $ 2,966.
The Buenos Aires allowances regime covers teachers, non-teachers, doctors, policemen and administrators. A universe of 170,000 people, of which 47,000 declared spouses or children. Allowances are paid for the same amount regardless of the salary of the employees included, without salary cap.
The Judge recognizes that family allowances at the local level are today “from a ridiculous amount faced with inflationary effects and increases in the cost of living “And he even considered that”the objectives pursued by the family allowances regime are denatured destined to the workers and teachers of the City who have the right to family allowances ”.
Unlike the system of family allowances at the national level, which are adjusted by pension mobility, updating those of CABA is a faculty of the Buenos Aires government. AND are updated by law, after discussion in joint meetings.
The unions (such as ATE, UTE, Metrodelegados) have been claiming it without success. They propose that it be updated according to inflation, such as ABL or automotive patent, plus a recovery for the freezing of all those years.
The sentence establishes “that within 15 (fifteen) days of the present one being final form a conciliatory table for the purposes of agreeing on the implementation of this decision regarding the increase in the amount of family allowances “taking” especially into account the food character of the benefits object of this pronouncement and the economic and social variables in force in the City ”.