The leadership of the Labor Ministry is considering introducing an "exemption clause" for the obligatory implementation of a sector-specific collective labor contract for companies on the verge of shutting down. It is possible that such a regulation will be included in the draft law for investment incentives to be tabled in Parliament this week.
The state, business and trade unions will not agree on a mechanism for raising the minimum wage this year, which means that the amount of BGN 610 in force will enter into force in 2020.
This was made clear by the words of Temenushka Zlatanova, head of the Department of Life and Demographic Policy at the Social Ministry.
This can reduce the growing polarization between the rich and the rest, he thinks, quoted by NOVA TV.
Frans Timmermans, the Socialist candidate for the European Commission's presidency, defended the idea of introducing a minimum wage in Warsaw in all member states. This, in his words, can reduce the growing polarization between the rich and the rest.
Although for the last 10 years the average wage in Bulgaria has grown by almost 90% and the minimum - by 180%, Bulgaria remains the poorest country in the European Union and the inequalities between people continue to deepen. This picture was presented by the President of CITUB Plamen Dimitrov at a conference on social rights.
Romania is confronted with increased risks in the form of the current account deficit deteriorating and the increase of unit labor costs, and the recent government decisions have increased the risks in the financial sector and they could negatively affect private investment, the European Commission shows in the Country Report Romania published on Wednesday.