Croatia - Developments in working life - August 31, 2019

Rules to bolster the rights of unemployed people, an increase in the maternity leave allowance, a potential referendum on the statutory pension age and the government’s new national reform programme are the main topics of interest in this Eurofound note. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in the second quarter of 2019. According to data from the Croatian Pension Insurance Institute, the number of insured employed persons exceeded 1.6 million at the end of July and reached the figure of 1,600,405. This means that compared to pre-recession July 2008, when the figure stood at 1.639 million, there are only 39,000 insured persons less.

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