Croatia - Union comments wage study - September 30, 2017

In reaction to a ETUI-report on (large) differences in net monthly wages in Europe, the Alliance of Independent Unions said the low ranking of the country was the result of own decisions. If the country stays among the group with the lowest paid workers in the EU, prospects for the future will be poor. Low wages result in low investment in training, education and research, and a low level of innovation. Employment is only growing in the group of poorly paid jobs, with high risk of substitution by robots in the near future.

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