Bulgaria - Social partners discuss governments’ wage proposal - December 31, 2018

The National Tripartite Cooperation Council have met to discuss the cabinet's proposal to raise the minimum wage from 260 euro a month to 286 as of January 1, 2019.The employers' organizations are against the increase in the minimum wage. Government also plans to increase minimum pension by 5, 7%. Another point of discussion for the social partners is the increase of the remuneration for night work. The union offers it to become a percentage of the minimum wage for the country - 0, 5% of it for one hour of night work.

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