Croatia - Payment of June wages under pressure - June 30, 2016

The state budget might receive a serious hit - around 180 thousand public servants, employees in education, health, culture and social workers, are currently expecting news of a regress which, according to the basic collective agreement for public services, must be paid by the end of June. The amount of regress is set at 1,250 Kuna, meaning the state needs to come up with 225 million Kuna (30 million euro). Negotiations with the trade unions, so far have not led to a solution. Government officials said that there is no money for additional material rights of budget beneficiaries.

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