The CCOO union has urged the banking employers to begin a process of opening sectoral observatories to negotiate wage increases that alleviate the effect of inflation on workers, according to a statement.
The union has sent this Friday a letter to the Spanish Banking Association (AEB), the Spanish Confederation of Savings Banks (CECA), the National Union of Credit Cooperatives (Unacc) and the Business Association of Credit Cooperative Entities (Asemecc ) ) ) to alleviate the effect of the evolution of the CPI on the purchasing power of the workforce in the financial sector.
CCOO has initiated this petition because the union election processes have already been closed in the financial sector as a whole. Thus, they have installed “a new phase of conversations” in the sectoral observatory of the Collective Banking and Savings Agreement and the Parity Commission of the Credit Cooperatives Agreement.
Rate limits for your employees
In addition to an increase in wages, the union is also demanding that banks limit the interest rates they offer on loans to their own employees. In November, the AEB complied with the UGT and CCOO with a 4.5% increase in the salary tables for 2023, compared to the 1.25% provided for in the current collective agreement. On its side, CECA helped in January, with these same unions in addition to FINE, a rise of 4.25% for this year.