12/15/2022 – 18:29
• Updated 12/15/2022 – 7:35 p.m
Pablo Valladares/Chamber of Deputies
Deputy Carmen Zanotto presides over the plenary session
The Chamber of Deputies, in two rounds, permitted a proposed modification to the Constitution (PEC) that directs assets from the monetary surplus of public funds and social funds to finance a nationwide nursing wage construction in the public sector, philanthropic organizations and suppliers. Services with a minimal attendance of 60% of Unified Health System (SUS) sufferers.
PEC 390/14, whose first signatory is Deputy André Figueiredo (PDT-CE), will probably be despatched to the Senate in the type of a particular committee possibility, composed by the rapporteur, Deputy Alice Portugal (PCdoB-BA). The textual content consists of most of PEC 27/22, whose first signature is Deputy Mauro Benevides Filho (PDT-CE).
As per the proposal, Union help to states and municipalities will use assets from the fiscal surplus of the govt department’s public funds verified at the finish of every yr between the years 2023 to 2027, apart from balances arising from restoration efforts. Civil and navy servants of the Union, similar to these involved with the restoration of lively money owed.
The nursing floor, already permitted by the National Congress, has been suspended by the Federal Supreme Court (STF). The creator of the determination, Minister Roberto Barroso, argued that constructing a floor with out a assured supply of funding would lead to layoffs in the sector and jeopardize the provision of well being companies. This determination follows the request of the National Confederation of Health, Hospitals and Establishments and Services (CNSaúde).
The rapporteur of PEC 390/14, Deputy Alice Portugal, assures that the proposal presents secure and sure sources of funding for the wage floor. “Nursing, this huge contingent of employees, most of whom are ladies, has been ready for months for the implementation of laws already voted and permitted by this House”, he stated.
According to the reporter, the steadiness sheet of the National Treasury Secretariat for 2021 calculated the monetary surplus of the Union Fund that yr at BRL 20.9 billion, of which BRL 3.9 billion refers to the Social Fund half (FS) for public well being and schooling.
The quantity to assist federal establishments pay the floor is estimated at round R$ 18 billion, Alice Portugal stated.
According to the Inter-Union Department of Statistics and Socioeconomic Studies (Dieese), the enhance required to adjust to the floor can be R$ 4.4 billion per yr for municipalities, R$ 1.3 billion per yr for states and solely BRL 53 million per yr. for the union. The Confederation of Santas Casas de Misericordia, Hospitals and Philanthropic Entities (CMB) reported a rise of R$ 6.3 billion per yr.
Today, Santas Casas and Charity Hospitals serve 50% of all sufferers and 70% of critically ailing sufferers in the Unified Health System (SUS).
The permitted textual content leaves present bills and quantities transferred by the union to the well being funds of states, federal districts and municipalities to complement wage funds to attain the floor.
There may even be a transition for these items, with elevated personnel prices, to account for the floor inside its limits Financial Responsibility Act🇧🇷
Pablo Valladares/Chamber of Deputies
Alice Portugal, proposal reporter
Until the finish of the first yr after the promulgation of future constitutional amendments, the minimal values for nursing will stay outdoors this restrict.
In the second yr, solely 10% will enter the cap, and over the subsequent eight years, a further 10% will enter the cap, for a complete of ten years of transition.
For the fee of this complement, PEC 390/14 permits the use of assets from the social fund created by Law 12.351/10, on the sharing regime for oil exploration. Pre-saltWithout prejudice to the portion of funds reserved for the schooling sector.
This cash can’t be counted in direction of the calculation of the minimal funding in public well being prescribed by the Constitution.
The Social Fund is funded with a portion of the signing bonus paid by the successful oil corporations in the pre-salt public sale. Royalty of the Union, minus the installments earmarked for its specific organs, and with the proceeds from the sale of the Union’s oil beneath the sharing contract.
Apart from well being and schooling, the funds will also be used for different sectors, similar to tradition; Sports Science and Technology; the setting; and mitigation and adaptation to local weather change.
Voting in plenary
Only Novo was in opposition to PEC 390/14, which indicated the sources of funding for the fee of the minimal wage for nursing in the public sector. All different events voted in favor of the proposal, the third permitted on the nursing pay floor.
The textual content establishes that the fiscal surplus of the govt department’s public funds shall be used as a supply of funding for compliance with the framework. Law 14,434/22 established a primary wage of BRL 4,750 for nurses, 70% of this quantity for nursing technicians and 50% for nursing assistants and midwives.
These values are legitimate for these contracted by the Consolidation of Labor Laws (CLT) and have to be up to date yearly by the National Consumer Price Index (CLT).INPC🇧🇷
The Correspondent stated the Senate agreed to vote on the proposal shortly. With the act, in accordance to her, the STF will not have grounds to preserve the suspension of pay ranges. “This results of the work by the legislative energy will probably be despatched to the Federal Supreme Court so that the injunction will be dissolved and the regulation will be carried out”, declared Alice Portugal.
The vote was presided over by Congresswoman Carmen Zanotto (Cidadenía-SC), rapporteur of each the laws creating the framework and the constitutional modification authorizing the wage framework for the class. She thanked deputies for his or her assist.
Deputy Marcel Van Hatem (Novo-RS) was the solely particular person to converse out in opposition to the PEC. He stated the proposal interferes with the spending ceiling and presents “false guarantees” to the class. “We have at all times given all worth to nursing and because of this, we have now at all times identified the errors made by this House. We noticed what occurred, now it’s one other try to lure nurses. Unfortunately, it is extra of a palliative answer”, Van Hatem stated in reference to the suspension of the regulation by the STF.
Deputy Dr. Zacharias Kalil (Uniao-Gio) harassed that the proposal values professionals. “Nursing has at all times been with us,” he stated.
Deputy Tulio Gadelha (Rede-PE) highlighted the dynamics of nursing. “Today, with nice pleasure, we have now permitted this supply of financing and we’re going to validate the floor for nurses in Brazil”, he highlighted.
The PT chief, Deputy Reginaldo Lopes (PT-MG), stated that all the proposals associated to the nursing floor are a recognition of the class’s dedication throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.
Learn extra about the technique of proposed amendments to the Constitution
Reporting – Eduardo Poveson and Carol Sequeira
Editing – Pierre Triboli