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Finance Committee Scraps Public Sector Pay Cut Proposal

Ljubljana, 13 September - The parliamentary Finance and Monetary Policy Committee rejected on Tuesday a controversial amendment for a 4% pay cut in the public sector, ending speculation on a possible general strike. The committee meanwhile endorsed a ban on new hiring in the sector by the end of 2012.

Ljubljana
The parliamentary Finance and Monetary Policy Committee debates the supplementary budget for 2011 and the austerity bill envisaging a freeze on new hiring in the public sector.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Finance Minister Franc Krizanic (centre) presents to the parliamentary Finance and Monetary Policy Committee the supplementary budget for 2011 and the austerity bill envisaging a freeze on new hiring in the public sector.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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