Retirees and pensioners from the IMSS demand the money from their Afores in five states – El Sol de México

Pensioners and retirees from the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) in the states of Mexico, Veracruz, Tabasco, Aguascalientes and Hidalgo demanded the delivery of their resources saved in the Retirement Fund Administrators (Afores), given the uncertainty that has been generated the approval of the ruling that creates the Pension Fund for Wellbeing.

Around 50 IMSS retirees demonstrated, this Monday, on the corner of Morelos and Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez, in Toluca, State of Mexico, to demand the return of their resources saved in the Afores, since they were only given between 40 and 50 percent of that money.

The member of the National Front of Retirees and Pensioners, Alma Leticia Loyola, commented that more than 250 thousand retirees are in this same situation.

With this new law proposed by the federal government, it is not contemplated to return those resources to us; that our savings be returned to us.Alma Loyola, member of the National Front of Retirees and Pensioners.

In Veracruz they demonstrate to demand the return of their Afores

In Boca del Río, Veracruz, IMSS retirees also demonstrated to demand that the federal government return their savings deposited in the Afores and assured that in this condition there are around three thousand retired workers, affected at the state level and more than 120 thousand at the national level, to whom on average they owe around 300 thousand pesos per retired person.

The problem is that there are savings since 2015 that have not been delivered to us and today the Chamber of Deputies is surely going to approve a law where the savings of Mexican workers will be expropriated. Alejandro Ramírez, IMSS retiree coordinator.

There are 3 thousand affected in Tabasco by the Afores

In Tabasco, the national liaison of the Union of IMSS Committees in defense of the rights of retirees and pensioners, Rubén Castillo Méndez, stated that there are more than three thousand affected, with an average of 300 thousand pesos owed to each of them. and added that they hope that the reform promoted by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador regarding pensions will benefit former workers.

Likewise, a group of former IMSS workers demonstrated in the vicinity of the Aguascalientes Delegation, located on Alameda Avenue, to demand payment of their savings, the amount of which is between 100 thousand and one million pesos for each of them. they.

The retired doctor, Alejandra Vela, pointed out that originally said money was reflected in her account, but “magically when one turns 60 it appears at zero; So we ask ourselves: where is that money? And they ‘make the mistake’ that it remains in the Afore, they ‘make the mistake’ that they already gave it to the Mexican Social Security Institute and others say that it is in the Treasury.”

In Pachuca they refuse to deliver Afores because they are not of the required age

In Pachuca, Hidalgo, approximately 30 retired people blocked both lanes of Everardo Márquez Boulevard, to demand that they give them the money they saved since 2015 in the Afore XXI-Banorte, since they claim they have been denied it for not meeting the required age .

The protesters also asked for a dialogue with the head of the Ministry of the Interior, Luisa María Alcalde, about the controversial reform that is being discussed this Monday in the Chamber of Deputies for the creation of the Pension Fund for Wellbeing.

Deputies approve creation of the Pension Fund for Wellbeing

This Monday, the ruling that creates the Pension Fund for Wellbeing was generally approved in the Plenary Session of the Chamber of Deputies, which contemplates that savings for retirement and housing of workers aged 70 or older who have not been claimed or that are inactive are sent to this new trust, as part of the reform package presented in February 2024 by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

It also proposes that the resources obtained (around 40 billion pesos of unclaimed Afores) can feed this Pension Fund so that people of retirement age have a pension equal to the worker’s last salary, but without exceeding the average salary. contribution of IMSS workers, which is 16,777 pesos.

The ruling reforms, adds and repeals various provisions of the Social Security laws, the Institute of the National Housing Fund for Workers, the Institute of Security and Social Services for State Workers, the Retirement Savings Systems, Federal Budget and Fiscal Responsibility, and Federal for the Administration and Disposal of Public Sector Assets.

With information from OEM editors.

2024-04-23 01:24:41
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