After approval on Friday (12/07) the Legislative Assembly of the State of Amazonas (OF-AM), Supplementary Bill (PLC) No 09/2019 State Government fixing ceiling expenditures to match spending and revenue in state accounts, It has been reported by websites and blogs that will wage increase freeze for Amazon. The possibility was denied by the State Secretary of Finance (Sefaz), Alex Del Giglio.
According to the holder of Sefaz the PLC freezes wages servers, much less reaches the base dates already granted by the Government in 2019.
"There is a freeze. We are linking the base dates the fiscal recovery of State, even by a requirement of the Fiscal Responsibility Law, State Court of Auditors. That is, when the state is recovered fiscally, at least below the ceiling, that are 49%, categories will obviously receive the retroactive date-bases and even, to come. It is a specific set measurement. There is no expiry dates-bases ", said Finance Secretary.
The project is part of a package of measures submitted by the Government of Amazonas to the ALE-AM, that adds up to other suits in state government, to balance the public accounts, inherited by the current administration, in January, with debt and budget deficit of more than R $ 3 billion and personnel expenses in the order of 49% of the Current Net Revenue, already above the regulatory limit of LRF.