do you get household allowance? Because the minimum wage is increased from May 1, the amount of the family allowance, which is granted to workers, must rise hand in hand. Do you know how much the amount is and to whom it corresponds?
MORE INFORMATION: Find out if you are entitled to a family allowance
The Minimum Vital Remuneration (RMV) will go from S/930 to S/1,025 from May 2022, so this will translate into an increase in the family allowance that, according to Law No. 25129, is a right for workers. of private activity with a valid contract and whose remuneration is not regulated by collective bargaining.
The sunafil court indicates that, in accordance with the norm, the family allowance is a social benefit, that it is remunerative in nature and that it must be paid to workers who meet the requirements established by law and that the payment must appear on the payroll and on the payroll slip. payment, in a discriminated manner, since the amount of the worker’s ordinary remuneration and the amount of the additional family allowance must be distinguished, which must be stated on the payroll and on the ballot.
WHO GETS FAMILY ALLOWANCE?
The family allowance, in accordance with Law 25129, this right is granted to workers subject to the labor regime of private activity who have:
- Children under 18 years of age or who are pursuing higher or university studies, which extends up to 24 years of age.
HOW MUCH IS THE FAMILY ALLOWANCE?
The family allowance is 10% of the Minimum Vital Remuneration (RMV) and, as it goes from S/930 to S/1,025; it will rise from S/93 to S/102.50, according to the newspaper El Peruano.
According to the MTPE and Sunafil, the family allowance is granted in full (10% of the RMV). It is not proportional to the effective days of work performed in the month.
HOW IS THE PAYMENT OF THE FAMILY ALLOWANCE MADE?
The family allowance, according to the Ministry of Labor and Employment Promotion (MTPE), will be paid by the employer from the moment the worker proves the existence of the child or children he or she has and under the same modality with which the payment is made. of salaries to its staff. This benefit, he details, will be paid separately and in addition to the basic remuneration, which will appear on the payment slip that is delivered to the workers.
WHAT HAPPENS IF BOTH PARENTS WORK IN THE SAME COMPANY?
In the event that the father and mother are workers of the same company, both will be entitled to receive the benefit. In the same way, if a person works for more than one employer, he will have the right to receive the allowance from each of them.
WHAT TO TAKE INTO ACCOUNT WITH THE FAMILY ALLOWANCE?
Here are some points from the “Family Allowance Guide” of the Ministry of Labor and Employment Promotion, to consider:
- In the case of workers whose remuneration is regulated by collective bargaining, they may receive the allowance as long as their collective agreement has not provided for a similar concept or has established it for an amount less than 10% of the RMV.
- The ‘Family Allowance’ is part of the calculation of social benefits, given its remunerative nature and, in this sense, it is also subject to the corresponding withholdings.
WHAT HAPPENS IF THE EMPLOYER DOES NOT GRANT THE FAMILY ALLOWANCE?
It is a serious infraction. If the employer does not pay or grant full and timely wages and labor benefits to which workers are entitled for all reasons, including those established by collective agreements, arbitration awards, as well as the reduction of the same in fraud of the law, constitutes a serious infringement in terms of labor relations, in accordance with the provisions of article 24.4 of Supreme Decree No. 019-2006-TR.