Collective Bargaining Agreements - Venezuela



This Mercer study is an analysis on the main salary and benefits practices that companies in Venezuela offer, according to their collective agreements, union stipulations, and specific plans for this type of jobs.

 

 

  • Overview

Overview

Methodology

1) Methodological aspects
  • Changes and new trends in collective bargaining
  • Duration of the contract’s discussion
    • Distribution of the different types of clauses
    • Salary administration
    • Validity of the contract
    • Geographic location
    • Sheltered staff
    • Number of discussions per year per company
2) Participant companies’ information
  • Characteristics of the sample of participant companies taking into consideration the economical sector, the amount of sales and the number of workers.
  • 2017 salary increases estimated by the companies from the sample.
3) Market information
  • Market salary data for 5 job levels defined by Mercer for the analysis of manufacturing operators.
This report presents the salary data through the following statistical measurements: 10th percentile, median, and average for the following compensation levels:  
  • Comp 1: Annual Base Salary
  • Comp 2: Guaranteed Fixed Payments
  • Comp 3: Total Annual Cash Compensation (this includes variable payments such as incentives for productivity, performance bonus, etc.)

Jobs classification by level of Mercer tab

Each position included here is standardized according to the role, education and experience.

Level Description
Level I Lowest complexity: Floor level assistant, Processing assistant, packaging assistant, warehouse assistant, etc. There is no pre-requisite required for this job. Minimum experience: 1 year.
Level II Mid-low complexity: Warehouse responsible, warehouse assistant, specialized machine operator, basic machine operator (no specialization), and forklift operator. This job requires intermediate qualification within the function. Minimum experience 1 to 3 years in similar positions.
Level III Medium complexity: Machine operator, mechanic or electrical. This job requires technical preparation to perform these duties, which are associated to a production process. Quality assurance positions are often within this level. Minimum experience: 3 to 5 years.
Level IV Mid-high complexity: Electrical technician, experienced mechanic, technical operator. This job requires a high qualification in production processes in a specialized area. This is directly correlated to the production process, executing a specific process during a certain working shift. The incumbent is a guide for lower level workers. Minimum experience: 5+ years.
Level V Highest complexity: Manufacturing line leader, Maintenance coordinator or highly specialized worker. This job requires technical or technological training. The incumbent is responsible for a group of workers, which implies supervisor experience of 5+ years.

Results Presentation

You will receive this report in the form of a PDF file.

Schedule

Data CollectionMarch - May 2017
Results delivery Standard Survey June 12th 2017
Results delivery Selected Sample Survey May 27th 2017

Contacts

Penelope Llanos
Tel. +58 212 958 6506
Penelope.Llanos@mmc.com

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  • Short DescriptionThis Mercer study is an analysis on the main salary and benefits practices that companies in Venezuela offer, according to their collective agreements, union stipulations, and specific plans for this type of jobs.
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