€600 gross in monthly bonus for judges and prosecutors

The government is planning to introduce a separate pay tier for the judiciary as part of a reform of the public sector pay system. Until the reform is implemented, judiciary officials will receive a monthly bonus of €600 gross on top of their pay.

The plan, which is to benefit both judges and prosecutors, was announced by Prime Minister Robert Golob as he addressed the general assembly of the Association of Judges on 10 January.

"To show we're serious [about the reform], we've decided for a bonus to be added to your pay, starting from 1 January," he said. The bonus would be a...

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