Slovakia - Chamber of Commerce backs employers on minimum wage - August 31, 2019

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry SOPK fully backs the employers organizations’ stance that the minimum wage should be only increased in line with the current legal mechanism. The unions demand a sharper rise but that would threaten the companies’ operations and even existence, thus potentially resulting in mass redundancies. That in turn would endanger social harmony. At the end of August it became clear that social partners couldn’t come to an agreement, hence the Labour Ministry will take a decision.

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