Bulgaria - CITUB expects wages to reach 60% of EU average in 4 years - June 30, 2018

The president of trade union CITUB is optimistic if wages keep growing in real terms at the present pace, they will reach 60% of the European average in four years' time. The director of the Institute for Social and Trade Union Studies at CITUB, on the other hand, said that despite a GDP growth rebound to 2.4% for 2017 and 2.3% expected for 2018, the labour market is deeply scarred by wounds which need to be healed while the social safety nets are gasping. They both spoke to the press during the presentation of ‘Benchmarking Working Europe 2018’.

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