Slovenia - Unions ready to fight for minimum wage increases - June 1, 2019

Trade unions have dismissed claims by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry that the recent minimum wage increase would have a profound negative impact on society and the economy. According to the unionists there is no data to back up claims by economists that higher minimum wage could cause job losses. As more and more signs arise that employer organisations want to prevent planned increases in the minimum wage that will come into effect in 2020 unions have announced they will fight with all available means what they believe are concealed attempts to change the law on minimum wage.

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For more information, please contact Sanne van der Gaag or Sjaak van der Velden, De Burcht (Scientific Bureau for the Dutch Trade Union Movement) sannevandergaag@deburcht.org or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Steve Coulter scoulter@etui.org. For previous full issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter or consult the archive with all articles in our database at www.cbnarchive.eu. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org.


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