Slovenia - National minimum wage increased - March 18, 2010

After a major trade union demonstration and months of negotiations, employers and unions have agreed to increase the national minimum wage. There will be three increases over the next three years in order to bring the minimum wage in line with the basic living costs for a single person household. The overall 22.9% increase will take the net minimum rate to Euro 562 a month by 2012, via Euro 510 in 2010 and Euro 530 in 2011 (See also this Collective Bargaining Newsletter Year 2 November 2009).

English: http://www.epsu.org/cob/358;   http://www.sloveniatimes.com/en/inside.cp2?uid=21305C7B-E24C-AC35-7E52-43FAD2025D9C&linkid=news&cid=ED4C6575-3589-840B-A072-1B6760015E2E

 

This article was published in the Collective Bargaining Newsletter. It aims to facilitate information exchange between trade unions and to support the work of ETUC's collective bargaining committee. For more information, please contact the editor Maarten van Klaveren, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) M.vanKlaveren@uva.nl. You may find further information on the ETUI atwww.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net. © ETUI aisbl, Brussels 2009.


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