Bulgaria - Large majority of workers below the average wage - May 31, 2017

The Head of the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions has said that 70% of workers receive below the average salary. According to CITUB, real incomes should rise by a much higher percentage than what the government promises. It was also pointed out that the country has the lowest pensions and wages in the European Union, as well as low quality healthcare and education.

English: http://www.novinite.com/articles/180051/70+of+Workers+in+Bulgaria+Receive+Below …   

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