Unions Suggest Tax Wedge Not Reason for Companies' Woes

Ljubljana, 13 September - As businesses make impassioned appeals to the government to reduce the tax burden and ease labour laws in order to give them "breathing space", trade unions cite official statistics suggesting that lower taxes have not led to productive investment in the past, while a lot of money has been spent on takeovers.

Flag flies at the HQ of ZSSS trade union confederation.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

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