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Post date: 06/04/2014 - 10:57

AmBev workers end strike in Manaus following a successful agreement

The strike in Manaus had started on May 14 and workers reached agreement on May 16.
Workers and Brewery Company reached the following agreement:

-General adjustment of 11,5% for all workers over the last salary, paid until April 31 (around US$ 300 / 400 ). The new rule is to be applied as of May 1st.

-The advances will be integrated to the salaries, without any discounts.

The strike in Manaus had started on May 14 and workers reached agreement on May 16.
Workers and Brewery Company reached the following agreement:

-General adjustment of 11,5% for all workers over the last salary, paid until April 31 (around US$ 300 / 400 ). The new rule is to be applied as of May 1st.

-The advances will be integrated to the salaries, without any discounts.

-The wage floor was adjusted by 28%. New employees Will earn R$ 950,00 (around US$ 420). Operators will earn, from now on, R$ 1,150.00 (around US$ 500).

-Transport allowance, which previously would reduce an employee’s monthly income by 6%, has now decreased its impact to a 4,5% rate.

-Meal allowance, previously meaning a discount of R$ 10,00 (US$ 4) over an employee’s income, will cost them monthly R$ 3,50 (US$ 1.75) from now on.

-Job security for 30 days and full payment of the days that workers were on strike.

- The profit-sharing Plan and the Hour Bank system shall be applied with more transparency and effective participation of the union.