The Minister of Finance, María Jesús Montero, assured today that the Government is working to make possible economic and employment growth that goes hand in hand with the recovery of rights for workers.
In statements to the media, the Finance Minister considered the "good news" to be the 19 million Social Security affiliates reached at the end of 2018, a "historic" figure since the beginning of the crisis.
It has also highlighted the decline in registered unemployment, of around 6%, a growth rate that the Government wants to increase in order to "throw optimism and hope" and so that those who do not have a livelihood "do not stay without developing a vital project ".
The minister has highlighted the increase in indefinite hiring up to mark a historical maximum, which shows the Government's fight against job insecurity, so that there are no incentives for day contracts, temporary contracts or that do not recognize the rights of workers.
"That a job corresponds to a decent salary, allowing a family project without difficulties at the end of the month," said Montero, who has outlined the good behavior experienced in particular in the affiliation data of women and under 25 years.
In this sense, it has highlighted the maximum registered by the 8 million contributing women and has opted to continue advancing so that those who join work life in conditions of conciliation and equal pay.
In the case of youth employment, which in 2018 grew above the average, Montero has assured that the Government works so that no young person "is forced to leave the country or his talent is lost".