While millions of retirees and civil servants were waiting for the hike, the eyes were turned to December 2021 inflation figures. After the December 2021 inflation announced today, the July-December difference and Bağ-Kur, SSK pension, civil servant salary increase were announced. December 2021 inflation was 13,58 percent, 2021 annual inflation was 36,08 percent. After the December 2021 inflation realized as 13,58 percent, the increase rate for SSK and BAĞKUR retirees became 25,48 percent, and civil servants and civil servant retirees became 27,48 percent. In addition to this rate, an additional hike is also on the agenda.
The inflation figure for July-December 2021, which determines the increase rates for civil servants and civil servant retirees, has been determined. According to the data announced by TURKSTAT, annual inflation was 36,08 percent, while CPI in December was 13,58 percent.
Millions of people's wages are changing due to the article that the inflation difference occurs in the collective agreements, which is reflected in the salary as a raise.
For civil servants and civil servant retirees, the 2022 increase determined by the collective agreement was 6 percent for the first 5 months and 6 percent for the second 7 months. For the first 2023 months of 6, an 8 percent increase will be made, and a 6 percent increase will be made for the second 6 months.
After the December 2021 inflation realized as 13,58 percent, the rate of increase for SSK and BAĞKUR retirees was 25,48 percent, and for civil servants and civil servant retirees 27,48 percent (5+22,48).
Additional Salary for Retired and Civil Servants
After the January hikes, negotiations for additional raises for civil servants will begin. In addition, improvement formulas will be formed for retirees. While a gradual increase in SSK and Bağ-Kur pensions is expected from the bottom to the top, it is among the formulas to give an equal raise of 500 liras to retirees with low salaries in January. It is stated that the increase to be made for civil servants and retirees will meet the expectations as in the minimum wage increase.
When Will Retirement Rate Be Determined?
The first Presidential Cabinet of the new year will convene in Beştepe under the chairmanship of President Tayyip Erdoğan. At the meeting, the increase in civil servants and pensions and the developments in the economy will be the main agenda item. Announcing that there will be an increase in wages for civil servants and pensioners above the inflation rate, Minister of Labor and Social Security Vedat Bilgin is scheduled to make a presentation to the cabinet on this issue. The inflation data for December, which will be announced by TURKSTAT today, which is closely related to millions of people, will also determine the rate of increase to be discussed in the cabinet.