Bolsonaro Confirmed New Minimum Wage For 2022 Streamed Live On His YouTube Channel | Photo: YouTube Playback
In a live broadcast on social networks this Thursday (30) evening, President Jair Bolsonaro announced that the new minimum wage will be R $ 1,212 in 2022. This Friday (31) an interim measure with the new value should be published in the Official Journal. of the Union.
The readjustment with values announced by Bolsonaro had already been reported by members of the Federal Government’s economic team, as Gazeta do Povo informed. The new minimum wage, payable from January 1, 2022, is BRL 112 above the current BRL 1,100 – a correction of 10.2%. The readjustment, however, should only replace the loss of purchasing power of Brazilians due to high prices throughout 2021.
The new projection is higher than the value previously proposed by the government to Congress and almost the same level suggested by the Budget Committee. To make the recalculation, the government used the forecast of a 10.02% increase in the National Consumer Price Index (INPC) in 2021. In last year’s readjustment, the value was lower. to inflation.