After five years of freezing, an outstretched hand to officials.
The Minister of Transformation and Public Service Stanislas Guerini announces that the salaries of 5.7 million public officials will be increased by 3.5% from July 1.
These 3.5%, which according to the ministry constitute the largest percentage increase for 37 years, “add up” to the average increase of 1.5% observed each year on the salaries of civil servants and contract workers.
They represent, from the same source, a total cost of 7.5 billion euros shared between the State and the communities.
The Minister received the unions on Tuesday, before a press conference scheduled for around 12 p.m.
The announcement follows the statements of the former Minister of Transformation and Public Service, Amélie de Montchalin, who last March announced in our pages a thaw “before summer”.
“There is a new element today: inflation persists, it is strong and lasting.
We can clearly see that the value of the public service index point is disconnected from the economic situation, ”explained the former minister at the time.