The minimum wage of R$1,412 begins to be paid from this Thursday (1st), after the 7% adjustment announced by the federal government at the beginning of the year. In addition to the minimum wage for Brazilian workers, the value of the benefit has an impact on pensions, unemployment insurance, among other payments.
The new value represents an increase of approximately R$92 compared to the amount paid in 2022, R$1,320.
This adjustment was already in effect from the first day of this year, but could only be received after a full month of work.
According to data from the Inter-Union Department of Statistics and Socioeconomic Studies (Dieese), 59.3 million people have their income directly linked to the minimum wage in Brazil.
The numbers also show that around R$69.9 billion should be injected into the national economy with the adjustment.
What changes with the new minimum wage of R$1,412?
Retirements, BPC/Loas and INSS benefits
Social security benefits that follow the value of a minimum wage, such as retirement, sickness benefit and death pension, follow the increase in value and should rise from R$1,320 to at least R$1,412.
It is no different with the Continuous Payment Benefit (BPC/Loas), which is also paid by the National Social Security Institute (INSS) in the amount of one minimum wage to seniors aged 65 and over and to disabled people of any age.