Slovenia - Public sector workers go for higher wages - January 31, 2018

More than 10,000 public service workers including customs officers, nurses, social workers and university professors started a one-day strike on 24 January 2018 to demand higher wages. The unions complain that, although this is the fifth year of economic growth, some wage restrictions imposed in 2012 have not been lifted yet. The unions stated that it is time to scrap all restrictions and increase wages. The demand is that public sector wages should rise by 16 to 20 percent over a period of time due to be determined in negotiations with the government.

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