Govt Wants Pay Freeze in Public Sector, Unions Against

Ljubljana, 7 September - The government is sticking by its proposal of freezing pay in the public sector in 2010 and has given the trade unions ten days to think over two proposals it has crafted. The unions have announced they will fight these plans.

Ljubljana
IMAD director Bostjan Vasle (left), Public Administration Minister Irma Pavlinc Krebs (second from left), Labour, Family and Social Affairs Minister Ivan Svetlik (second from right) and Finance Minister Franc Krizanic (right) talking to representatives of public sector trade unions about salary cuts in public sector.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Government officials and public sector trade union representatives in talks about salary cuts in the public sector.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Government officials and public sector trade union representatives in talks about salary cuts in the public sector.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Labour, Family and Social Affairs Minister Ivan Svetlik arriving at a meeting with representatives of public sector trade unions to to discuss salary cuts in public sector.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Labour, Family and Social Affairs Minister Ivan Svetlik arriving at a meeting with representatives of public sector trade unions to to discuss salary cuts in public sector.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Government officials and public sector trade unions representatives in talks about salary cuts in public sector.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Government officials and public sector trade union representatives in talks about salary cuts in public sector.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Public Administration Minister Irma Pavlinc Krebs (right) shaking hands with representatives of public sector trade unions ahead of talks on salary cuts in public sector.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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