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Parliament Passes Subsidies for Shorter Working Week

Ljubljana, 14 January - The parliament passed on Wednesday legislation providing subsidies to companies introducing a shorter working week due to faltering orders. The EUR 230m measure is one of the centrepieces of the government's economic stimulus package.

Ljubljana
The parliament holding a session discussing subsidies to compensate for pay cuts in companies which shortened their working week and amendments to three tax laws.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
The head of the parliamentary committee on labour, the family, social affairs and the disabled, Andreja Crnak Meglic, speaking at a parliament session on subsidies to compensate for pay cuts in companies which shortened their working week and amendments to three tax laws.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Labour Minister Ivan Svetlik at a parliament session on subsidies to compensate for pay cuts in companies which shortened their working week and amendments to three tax laws.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Labour Minister Ivan Svetlik speaking at a parliament session on subsidies to compensate for pay cuts in companies which shortened their working week and amendments to three tax laws.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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