Serbia - Serious labour shortage - August 31, 2019

The first symptoms are already appearing -kiosks, shops and restaurants covered with notices advertising free workplaces everywhere. The unions are convinced that the only way to solve the problem is a pay rise. The situation is alarming as in some supermarkets there are important departments completely lacking staff in the afternoon. The unionists easily prove that it’s hard to live with 250 euros a month and argue against the employers who claim that the economy is not ready yet to carry a burden of increased wages.

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