Yolanda Díaz and Escrivá receive tomorrow to the Commissioner of Employment in full controversy for the pension reform

Ministers of work and social security, Yolanda Díaz and José Luis Escrivá, will receive this Thursday in Madrid to Nicolas Schmit, the European Employment Commi

Yolanda Díaz and Escrivá receive tomorrow to the Commissioner of Employment in full controversy for the pension reform

Ministers of work and social security, Yolanda Díaz and José Luis Escrivá, will receive this Thursday in Madrid to Nicolas Schmit, the European Employment Commissioner and Social Affairs, in full controversy for the reform of pensions, whose final design does not have the Support from the employer of entrepreneurs.

The Luxembourg, Socialist, has always been perceived by the Work Minister as an ally in Brussels, a land in which the first vice president is always more comfortable, Nadia Calviño, who has become a direct rival of Díaz in many negotiations .

Schmit will be in Spain until Saturday and visit Madrid and Seville. He will begin him with a meeting with Yolanda Díaz tomorrow morning and then he will have an encounter with José Luis Escrivá.

The Social Security Minister will update the last reforms undertaken to guarantee the sustainability of pensions, among which the decision to raise the social contributions (80% of the rise will be supported by companies) and To create a public pension fund to promote employment pension plans to the detriment of the incentive to savings in individual pension plans.

Brussels had demanded that any structural reform, such as the work or pension, was approved with the agreement in social dialogue, so Escrivá predictably will explain to Schmit why this time has not been achieved the approval of all Parties for what the designation mechanism of intergenerational equity, and that in practice is a rise in labor costs.

The CEOE has been opposed to this measure since it considers that the productive tissue can not normally support an increase in labor costs, when other fixed costs such as prices or light are triggered.

After meeting with the two ministers, Schmit will be interviewed with the Governor of the Bank of Spain, Pablo Hernández de Cos, who has shown critical with the reform of pensions of Escrivá and will have the opportunity to transfer the main risks he supposed by The side of the increase in spending.

The impact that the rise in social contributions can have in the creation of employment is another topics that may address in that encounter.

The first vice president, Nadia Calviño, will be the next to see the Commissioner during a work lunch, after he already counts on the conflicted visions of Diaz and Hernández de Cos.

In order to show him how the execution of the European funds advances, which barely reaches 35% of what was scheduled for 2021, the Commissioner will visit two projects of the eleven that are being financed from Community funds: the Talent Training Center Digital of the eleven Foundation and the Hotel Ilunion Atrium, where most of the template have disabilities.

On Friday, Schmitz will be seen with IONE Belarra, Minister of Social Rights and Agenda 2030, and then with the members of the Spanish Section of the Economic and Social Committee (CES), composed of different agents of civil and economic society.

The Commissioner will close his visit on Saturday in Seville, where he will attend the Gitano Secretariat Foundation, financed by the European Social Fund, and whose objective is to integrate and not discriminate against the Roma population.

In the afternoon he will participate in a conference on the Green Covenant and then maintain an encounter with the mayor of Seville, Juan Swords.

Updated Date: 25 November 2021, 17:40

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