Hungary -Hungarian PM: government committed to wage rises within reason -September 12, 2012

Hungary’s government is a government of wage rises and minimum wage rises within the limits of economic reason, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said after a meeting with the leaders of unions association LIGA. Mr Orbán said he agreed with union leaders that any wage increase is justified in Hungary at present, but an economic policy that finances a lack of economic output from loans cannot be continued. He asked LIGA chief Istvan Gasko to support the implementation of the government’s workplace protection plan, adding that without it there can be no talk of wage increases.

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