"Pensioners across the country claim to guarantee the purchasing power of current pensions and the adoption of measures to ensure the Public Pension System"
In recent years, the deterioration of public services, such as health or education, have been linked to the brutal cuts in labor rights, replacing stable employment with precarious contracts, cutting unemployment benefits and the consequent weakening of security contributions. Social, fomenting Labor Fraud up to unsustainable limits.
It is estimated that the number of pensioners in Spain is around 9 million.
More than half of these pensioners receive less than â‚¬ 800 of income, and even in our area, the contributors in the agrarian systems, self-employed or workers who have quit trading at age 50 due to the crisis suffered by the working classes throughout its extension and whose pensions, do not exceed 600 â‚¬ per month.
The drop that has filled the glass this time and that has thrown thousands of pensioners into the streets is the increase of 0.25% whose amount is lower, in many cases at the cost of an informative letter.
But the ridiculous rise in pensions in 2018 is not the most worrisome. The problem has a much deeper and worrying depth.
"If measures are not taken by the Government and the Parliamentary Groups to maintain and guarantee the Public Pension System, we will face a social crisis of great significance that has even frightened the President of the Government by altering his agenda, among other issues because millions of Spanish pensioners are decisive to change political majorities. "They affirm from Ganar Totana.
The viability of the Public Pension System goes through a radical change in labor policies, reinforcing quality employment or the adoption of measures that reinforce the income, guaranteeing the viability of Public Pensions in the future.
"Win Totana IU, as it has always defended, supports the demands that are requested in the mobilizations that, we are sure, will go further in the coming months Pursue the Labor fraud, Eliminate the ceilings of quotation maximums, reduce the bonuses in the contributions, increase unemployment benefits to allow those over 52 years of age to contribute, raise the minimum wage and, above all, create quality employment, measures that are already being applied in countries like Portugal with very positive results. "