The governor María Eugenia Vidal announced in an act in Lanús the payment of a bonus of 3,500 pesos for pensioners and provincial pensioners whose salaries do not exceed 10 thousand pesos. In addition, there will be a bonus of 700 pesos for the beneficiaries of the Plan Más Vida and the advance for the first days of December of the funds aguinaldo for all workers of the state of Buenos Aires.
Vidal also announced that on 19 and 26 December, those who have an account with Banco Provincia can receive a 50% discount on food and products that are characteristic of the Christmas basket in the supermarkets that are linked to the program.
The agent's announcement in Buenos Aires arrived barely a day after President Mauricio Macri's government rejected the possibility of adding ANSES pensioners to the payment of the 5,000 pesos bonus with the CGT. agreed.
The bonus of 3,500 announced pesos will reach 20 thousand of the 260 thousand pensioners of the provincial box while 300 thousand people of the Plan Más Vida will receive 700 additional pesos for the single time.
Vidal made the announcement in the "Gran Familia" pension center of Lanús with the local intendant Néstor Grindetti, the Minister of Economy, Hernán Lacunza, the Minister of Social Development, Santiago López Medrano and the President of the Banco Provincia, Juan Curutchet.
The president also acknowledged that this year employees' wages have been lost compared to inflation. Vidal admitted the negotiations with the trade unions, including those of the teachers' unions that are still not closed "In the meeting with the various trade unions in the province, we tried to make our best offer, so that the workers lost as little as possible of inflation."
And he recognized: "It was a difficult year for Argentinians, for Buenos Aires, for families, for our pensioners and pensioners, for the workers of the provincial government, for all those who receive the support of the state."