Bulgaria - Cabinet comes with minimum wage proposal - November 30, 2017

The government has made a proposal to increase the monthly minimum wage to 510 leva (260 euro). The increase is announced as an 11% rise that will stimulate the labour market activity and improve both the incomes of low-paid and the purchasing power. In the same week, the government said that pensioners whose pensions are no more than 321 leva (the poverty line) will receive a 40 leva Christmas bonus. Statistical data show that around 1,243,000 pensioners will receive this Christmas allowances.

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