The Economist

2010′ ‘ Welinton Dos Santos is economist From 1 of May the State of the Paran will have a new state minimum wage, the highest wage floor of the country. Approved in the end of March for the State legislature and sancionada by the former-governor Mr. Robert Requio (currently the governor of the Paran is Mr. Orlando Pessuti). With values divided in 4 wage bands, leaving of R$ 663,00 until R$ 765,00. He confers the table with the previous values and the ones that will be practised from May of 2010. Of the current one of R$ 605,52 he goes for R$ 663,00, workers of agriculture, workers in the farming, forest activities and of he fishes. Of the current one of R$ 615,10 he goes for R$ 688,50, administrative, domestic, selling and diligent workers of repairing and maintenance.

Of the current one of R$ 625,06 he goes for R$ 714,00, workers in the production of industrial goods and services. Of the current one of R$ 629,45 he goes for R$ 765,00, workers level technician medium. The new state minimum wage will go to directly contemplate 350 a thousand workers not attended for collective conventions of work. The unions had helped the Government of the State in the approval of the project, which had to the support of these entities in the meeting of justifications to sancionar the law. The wages of the terceirizados employees of old licitations (as maids, faxineiras and copeiras) not yet contemplate the state minimum wage, already the recent contracts already foresee the new floor regional. The unions are fighting for unamimity of the wages. The regional minimum wage was created in 2006, for the former-governor Robert Requio, with support of the unions and central offices of workers, taking care of diligent wage-earners who do not possess agreement or collective convention of work. The importance of the regional floor reflects mainly in the reduction of the level of poverty of the State.