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Cumplimiento de los acuerdos alcanzados en los Consejos de Salarios en Uruguay entre 2007-2011

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  • Virginia Cabrera

    () (Universidad de la República (Uruguay). Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y de Administración. Egresada)

  • Cecilia Cárpena

    () (Universidad de la República (Uruguay). Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y de Administración. Egresada)

  • Ivone Perazzo

    () (Universidad de la República (Uruguay). Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y de Administración. Instituto de Economía)

Abstract

Despite the importance of collective bargaining in the economic sphere, there is little empirical evidence on the evaluation of it as an effective instrument for fixation of minimum wages. Furthermore, existing studies on deviations between wages actually paid and agreed, focus on analyzing the extent to which wages actually paid are adjusted or exceed those agreed, but not to the extent that they are breached. Precisely, this paper focuses on the potential detours down the wages actually paid. Considering the lower awards by category, we find that the level of noncompliance shows a downward trend, although small in magnitude, for the period 2007-2011: went from 16.6% in 2007 to 14% in 2011.

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  • Virginia Cabrera & Cecilia Cárpena & Ivone Perazzo, 2013. "Cumplimiento de los acuerdos alcanzados en los Consejos de Salarios en Uruguay entre 2007-2011," Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) 13-10, Instituto de Economía - IECON.
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    1. Amarante, Verónica & Gómez, Marcela, 2016. "El proceso de formalización en el mercado laboral uruguayo," Estudios y Perspectivas – Oficina de la CEPAL en Montevideo 20, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL).
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    Keywords

    collective bargaining; Uruguay; wage drift;

    JEL classification:

    • J01 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - General - - - Labor Economics: General
    • J59 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining - - - Other

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