Employees and employers haven't reached an agreement on a pay rise

Employers and workers fail to agree in salary increase

The National Wages Council (Conades for its spanish acronym) met yesterday to discuss the Unified Basic salary increase without reaching an agreement due to the diverse proposals from the representatives of the employees and employers. The first suggested an increase of 17.7%, ie...
Penalties for Traffic Violations

Minimum Basic Salary increases, and Also the Penalties for Traffic Violations

In 2013, along with the increase of 8.81% on the unified basic salary  (SBU for its Spanish acronym),  the amounts on penalties for traffic violations also will increase. Now a driver who does not use the seat belt can be fined with $15.90, a sanction which until last year was...