Serbia - Increase of minimum wage - September 30, 2017

Following an agreement in the Socio-Economic Council the statutory hourly minimum wage will increase from 130 to 143 dinars (1.08 to 1.19 euro). Companies were promised that gross salaries would not go up, which, in practice, means that the Socio-Economic Council has to find a way to increase the non-taxable segment of salaries. The council is composed of the government ministers, representatives of trade unions and the representatives of the employers’ organisations. It is estimated that around 350,000 workers earn the monthly minimum salary of 22,800 dinars (190 euro).

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