Central Bank servants approve continuation of the strike
The shutdown has affected regular BC releases, such as the Focus Report, exchange rate data and credit and external sector statistics.
Central Bank servers approved in a virtual meeting this Tuesday (31) the continuation of the strike indefinitely. According to the president of the National Union of BC Employees (Sinal), Fábio Faiad, the maintenance of the strike was supported by 85% of valid votes because there was no progress in negotiations with the government.
The category asks for a 27% salary readjustment, to replace the inflation accumulated since the last readjustment, in addition to the restructuring of the career (which the union says has no budgetary impact). The strike began on April 1st and came to a truce between April 20th and May 2nd, but was resumed due to the impasse in the talks.
The tendency is for the government to opt for a linear adjustment of 5% for the entire federal civil service, but BC servers consider the value insufficient.
The strike caused the suspension of regular BC disclosures, such as the Focus Report, exchange rate data and credit and external sector statistics, in addition to affecting several projects, such as Real Digital. There are also delays in the disclosure of the daily Ptax rate, which leaves the financial market in constant attention.
Pix and the Brazilian Payment System (SPB) are in operation.
The BC board even sent a draft proposal for a Provisional Measure to the Ministry of Economy, to restructure the careers of the agency’s servants, but retreated in the face of the repercussions as the text provided for a salary adjustment of 22% for analysts and technicians of the monetary authority. .
(With information from Estadão Content)