Croatia - Low wages for seasonal workers in tourism - January 31, 2017

The average salary of a seasonal worker in the tourist industry remains a secret. Only one of the big hotels revealed information, although very general, about its wages. The sector makes up a huge part of the economy, accounting for 19% of GDP of the country and employing some 25.000 seasonal workers. The president of the Croatian Trade Union for Tourism and Services said that salaries in tourism remain 13% lower than the average wage, even after bonuses for working shifts are added.

English: http://www.total-croatia-news.com/business/15546-low-wages-for-seasonal-workers ...  

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