Friday, September 22, 2023

Overcoming inflation: The Corrientes government grants a new salary increase that reaches 115% this year


The Corrientes government announced this Friday the fifth salary increase of the year in the provincial administration, achieving an increase of 115% in nine months. “No employee with a starting salary is below the overall basic salary. “The aim of the salary policy is to combat inflation,” said Finance Minister Marcelo Rivas Piacentini when presenting the increases, pointing out that this new measure increases investments in salaries by $3.2 billion per month.

In this way, the management of Governor Gustavo Valdés has communicated the measures since September to active and passive representatives of the public administration of the province. No beneficiary will receive an out-of-pocket co-payment of less than 14%. Depending on the industry, they charge at least between $25,500 and more than $30,000, out of pocket in certain cases. The Reinforcement Plus ranges from $15,000 to $25,000.

The salary measures were reported by Finance and Finance Minister Marcelo Rivas Piasentini; at a press conference in the Agreement Room of the Corrientes Economic Portfolio, where he was accompanied by the Undersecretary of Finance Héctor Grachot and the General Treasurer of the Province Jorge Gazzo.

Minister Rivas Piasentini pointed out that the corresponding announcements are due to “a decision that Governor Gustavo Valdés instructs us regarding a salary increase, since one of the axes of his government is that the salary is above inflation”, clarifying that that “there is no state employee” with a starting salary that is below the entire basic basket.”

Likewise, he explained that “in these nine months of the year, the employee deductible has generally increased by 115%; something very significant.”

In this regard, the official explained that inflation rates for last August could be around 13% and that cumulative inflation at the end of the year would be 73%.

The head of the provincial economic department also emphasized that the additional total investment from September to December requires about $14,540 million more to complete “these measures to recompose the real salary of provincial workers.”

Meanwhile, regarding the increase in the teaching sector, he stressed that with this improvement, the cumulative increase in the basic sector in these nine months exceeds 125%, “above the national parity”.


Corrientes’ government implemented five increases in the nine months of the year.

Accumulate pocket recovery greater than 115%.

There is a recomposition to the base of more than 120%.

Increases above cumulative inflation of 73%.

Salary recovery over the entire base basket estimated at $230,000.

With the measures granted in September 2023, no broker will receive an out-of-pocket co-payment of less than 14% this month.

Public officials receive at least between $25,500 and more than $30,000 out of pocket, depending on the industry.

It reaches a universe of 90,000 people.


The INCREASE decisions taken by Governor Valdés include measures of general and specific scope and, as announced by him in good time, are applicable immediately.

The measure is enough active and retired public servants.


The amount of the reinforcement bonus will be increased by 67%, currently $15,000. Out of September reached $25,000 Pocket nets.

Family salary

The amount is currently being increased by 10% $20,000 A $22,000. 45,000 agents benefit from this measure.


These increases are of a paid nature:

increase from 12% the class assignment of all categories.

They join in $10,000 Net pocket money for concept 134 (this concept is paid), for the standard pay scale.

Let’s remember that this increase includes the Former Malvinas fighters.


12% to the value of Basic.

Code 627 Adic is included. Free for a value of $5,000.00


increase from 12% of Point value. And the guaranteed minimum will be increased 12% (The guaranteed minimum refers to the rank of police corporal).

Rationing code 180 $10,000 Pocket net.


For the Increase in medical guards by 12% same increase for the Residents (Provincial and National), Empowerment Scholarships and Nursing Scholarships. This improvement reaches the beneficiaries of the More and Better Work program.


Basic increase of 12%. With this improvement we announced, the cumulative value of the basis in these 9 months exceeds 125%.

$215,000.00 is the minimum payout amount for a witness position that has just started working, without regard to seniority or family salary. AMOUNT EXCEEDING THE REGION’S ENTIRE BASE BASKET (latest data: $210,000, July).

The province’s teacher compensation fund will increase to the sum of $43,500.

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