Slovakia -Public sector wages will increase in 2014 -October 14, 2013

The government has announced that it will present a budget for 2014, in which due to higher tax incomes and growth measures the wages of 340,000 public sector workers can be unfrozen. Most civil servants can expect a 2% wage increase, whereas extra money is said aside for teachers, whose wages will rise by 5%. The wages of constitutional representatives will remain frozen. The public sector employees will earn on average €16 more per month as of January 2014. The Finance Ministry has also agreed to hike teachers’ wages.



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