Workplace

Serbian industrial turnover down by 1.0 pct y-o-y in December

BELGRADE - Serbia's December 2023 industrial turnover was down by 1.0 pct relative to the same month of the previous year, according to figures released by the national statistical office.

Relative to the 2022 average, it was up by 7.3 pct.

By sectors, the mining sector registered a 1.0 pct turnover decline y-o-y, while the manufacturing industry turnover fell by 1.0 pct.

Bulgaria's Parliament: Remote Work Should Be Conducted From Fixed Location

The Bulgarian Parliament approved on first reading amendments to the Labor Code, which improved the regulatory framework regarding remote work. The legislative proposal submitted by the Council of Ministers received backing from 136 members of parliament, while five abstained.

Serbian November industrial turnover up by 2.5 pct y-o-y

BELGRADE - Serbian industrial turnover in November 2023 was up by 2.5 pct y-o-y and by 2.4 pct relative to the 2022 average, according to figures released by the national statistical office RZS.

Y-o-y, the mining sector registered an 84.2 pct increase in turnover while the manufacturing sector saw a 0.3 pct rise.

Serbian industrial turnover down by 2.5 pct y-o-y in August

BELGRADE - Serbia's August 2023 industrial turnover was down by 2.5 pct relative to the same month of last year, according to figures released by the national statistical office.

Relative to the 2022 average, it was down by 2.2 pct.

By sectors, the mining sector registered a 13.2 pct turnover increase y-o-y, while the manufacturing industry turnover fell by 3.1 pct.

Bulgaria: Changes in the Labor Code will Limit the Ability of the Boss to Seek the Worker on Off Days

The boss will not have the right to seek the worker on weekends through emails and messages on social networks. This will apply to those who work from home. The change was proposed by the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy and is part of a whole package of amendments to the Labor Code, which were published for public consultation, bTV reported.

Serbian industrial turnover down by 7.1 pct y-o-y in May

BELGRADE - Serbia's May 2023 industrial turnover was down by 7.1 pct relative to the same month of last year, the national statistical office has said.

Relative to the 2022 average, it was down by 2.7 pct.

By sectors, the mining sector registered a 1.1 pct turnover decline y-o-y, while the manufacturing industry turnover fell by 7.3 pct.

Employers, managers behind most work abuse

Six out of 10 people that are reported for incidents of violence and harassment in the workplace are employers or persons exercising managerial authority or representing the employer, according to the results of the annual report of the relevant Labor Inspectorate department that monitors violence and harassment at work.

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