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Salaries of civil servants will increase by 3.5% from July 1

The salary of the 5.7 million public officials will be increased by 3.5% from 1er July, announced this Tuesday, June 28 the Ministry of the Public Service to AFP.

These 3.5%, which according to the ministry constitute the largest percentage increase for thirty-seven years, “add up” the average increase of 1.5% observed each year on the salaries of civil servants and contract employees.

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Through measurement, “no more agents” will not be paid at minimum wage level from the 1er July, assured the ministry, while the resumption of inflation had precipitated nearly 700,000 agents in this situation.

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While inflation reached 5.2% over one year in May according to INSEE, the services of Minister Stanislas Guerini insist on the complementarity of these increases “natural” and the unfreezing of 3.5% of the index point, the mechanism that serves as the basis for calculating the remuneration of public officials.

Concretely, this revaluation will be seen on the payslip of public officials in July or August with retroactive effect for the month of July, said the entourage of Stanislas Guerini.

“A first step”

The first thaw of the index point since February 2017 will represent a total cost of 7.5 billion euros, divided between the State and the communities, according to the ministry.

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Stanislas Guerini also announced four additional measures to support the purchasing power of agents, via bonuses, transport and catering aid and measures targeting category B agents.

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If the 3.5% increase granted on Tuesday breaks with a decade poor in general salary measures, the CGT union of state agents immediately judged that it “does not stabilize the purchasing power of millions of agents” public. “For us, the minimum is [une augmentation] 10% with retroactivity to 1er January 2022 and indexation to inflation »argued Céline Verzeletti, co-secretary general of the UFSE-CGT.

“The measures announced today are a significant first step. An increase in the value of the index point of 3.5% is unprecedented”welcomed for its part the CFDT Public functions. “But the inflation context is just as unprecedented”immediately tempered Mylène Jacquot, general secretary of the second public service union.

The 3.5% increase in civil servants’ salaries deemed “very insufficient” by the CGT

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