Slovenia - Minimum wage proposals questioned - January 31, 2018

A proposal to increase the statutory minimum wage to a monthly 842.8 euro has led to a dispute among members of the government. The labour minister had explained that a 4.7% increase was reasonable, given the inflation, as well as trends in recent years and the outlook for stable economic growth, taking into account the period between 2013 and 2017. The ministry of finance reacted negatively. The proposal is expected to be put forward to the Economic and Social Council.

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