Serbia - Minimum wage increase - September 30, 2019

The Serbian government unilaterally increased the minimum wage for the next year after social partners’ failure to agree. According to a government representative this was the “biggest increase of minimum wage ever recorded in the history of Serbia”. During negotiations the unions demanded a 20% increase while the employers were ready to agree only to 5 to 6%.

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