Estonia - Pay deal for cultural workers - January 31, 2018

The trade union of Estonian public-sector trade unions TALO and the ministry of culture signed a 2018 pay agreement for cultural workers, according to which the gross minimum monthly salary of cultural workers whose pay comes from the state budget will increase to 1,150 euro in 2018, a 22% increase. According to a previously signed agreement, the salary of full-time cultural workers should reach the country's average monthly pay by 2020. The ministry declared that this deal shows the great value that the country gives to cultural work.

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