Council of Ministers
announced this Tuesday the call for subsidies amounting to
for trade union organizations for 2021. The
thus unfreezes the amount that it had until now inherited from its predecessor and gives it a strong
boost of 53%,
since until last year it amounted to
The subsidies are due to union activity and will be distributed practically between
UGT and CCOO
according to their representativeness, as
In the last union elections, the CCOO was the majority union organization in Spain.
The announced disbursement is annual and has been frozen since 2013, when the financial crisis generalized cuts in all areas of the Administration.
It so happens that the concession comes after an intense year of social dialogue that has led to successive agreements signed with the Minister of Labor, Yolanda Díaz, in whom the unions have lost some confidence as a result of the frustrated rise in the SMI on last December.
Díaz opted to impose an increase in the minimum wage on the Government but the intervention of Vice President
stopped his plan in its tracks and did so, in addition, until further notice.
In response, CCOO and UGT have carried out the first mobilizations against the same coalition government that they supported.
The mobilizations, announced their leaders, will continue until the government fulfills its electoral promises, which are to raise the
and repeal the labor and pension reforms.
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