Slovenia -Evolution of the minimum wage described -October 19, 2012

The creation of a minimum wage in Slovenia can be traced back to 1995, when a broad tripartite agreement set down a pay policy for companies and organisations. It was not long before demands to legally determine the minimum wage were introduced, and since then workers have seen regular rises. In 2010, unions forced the government to look again at how minimum wage rates were set and negotiated a substantial increase.



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