Serbia - Unpaid overtime - September 30, 2019

The rules governing overtime are very clear, but there is a wide gap between them and the everyday practice. All unions agree that employers (mostly in private companies) do not respect the law. This creates an additional problem to workers already exploited by low wages and non-payment of contributions. The situation in the public sector and state administration is not much better, as the overtime is also usually not paid but compensated by days off.

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