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Argos Business Group will advance the payment of the salary premium to its collaborators in Colombia

10 November 2020
  • The payment will be made in November to allow the collaborators of Grupo Argos, Cementos Argos, Celsia, Odinsa and Summa, make in advance their purchases of December and thus contribute to the reduction of crowds during this season.
  • The organization decided to take advantage of this initiative promoted by the National Government as part of its commitment to the protection of the health of its collaborators and Colombians, and in the same sense, contribute to the reactivation of the trade sector in the country through responsible consumption.
  • The advance payment of the premium is in addition to the efforts of the Argos Business Group to protect the life, health and well-being of its employees as a top priority to face the situation generated by the Covid-19.


The advance payment of the premium is in addition to the robust life plan, health and well-being that the organization has implemented to provide ongoing follow-up and support to its employees and families and that today make it one of the companies that has carried out the most Covid tests per collaborator in Colombia, reaching a number close to 10,000 tests.

"This measure is part of the efforts of the Argos Business Group to prioritize the care of the life, health and well-being of all our employees and their families as our top priority. It is time to continue joining efforts for prevention and not to lower our guard with self-care, which is why we consider this type of measures to avoid agglomerations and continue to accompany the economic reactivation of the country are of vital importance".

Jorge Mario Velásquez

President of Grupo Argos

During the pandemic, the Argos Business Group has contributed more than COP 20.000 million to strengthen the health care system’s capacity with the provision of ICU beds for hospitals, the provision of tests and equipment to increase the diagnostic capacity of Covid-19, the provision of personal protection items and the donation of food aid to vulnerable families in all regions of Colombia.