Serbia - Unions demand 10% increase minimum wage - September 30, 2018

Trade unions will not accept an increase of the minimum wage of less than 10%. They rejected a proposal of the finance ministry that promised an increase with 8.6%. Following the rejection of the trade unions the nations’ tripartite Social and Economic Council, that is made up of unions, employers and government representatives, also withheld its support for the proposal. According to union officials at least 10% is necessary to prevent highly skilled workers massively leaving the country to search for better paid work.

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