Bulgaria - Minimum wage for 2020 - September 30, 2019

According to European comparisons, wages in Bulgaria are about a quarter of the average in Europe, and labour productivity in the country is about 50% of the European average. The Confederation of Labour Podkrepa will ask for a minimum wage increase to be set in the budget for 2020, since this minimum wage currently corresponds approximately to the labour productivity. This was stated by the economic advisor of the trade union who participates in a forum for the rights of posted workers, organized by the trade union.

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