Galab Donev

New Caretaker Government in Bulgaria: PM and Most Ministers Keep their Office

 A presidential decree has been gazetted Thursday with the line-up of a new caretaker government that will prepare the November 14 elections for a new Parliament and the presidential elections to be held on the same day. Most ministers from the caretaker government of Prime Minister Stefan Yanev, including Yanev himself, keep their offices.

Bulgaria: Everyone Affected by the Crisis will be Supported, the 80/20 Measure will Cease to Exist

About 140,000 workers per month will be covered by the support measures. There will be no one left affected by the restrictive measures who will not be helped.

This was assured by the Цaretaker Minister of Social Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister Galab Donev on Nova TV.

CITUB Proposes 60/40 Job Retention Scheme to Become 75/100

The Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) proposes that the 60/40 job retention scheme (where the government pays 60 per cent of the wage bill and the employer, 40 per cent) become 75/100, CITUB Executive Secretary Asya Goneva commented for BTA on Monday ahead of this week's meeting of the National Council for Tripartite Cooperation that will focus on this measure.