Pay Differences Reduced in Crisis

Ljubljana, 11 December - Slovenia has seen a strong decrease in pay inequality since the economic crisis kicked in in 2008 due to an increase in the minimum wage, austerity measures in the public sector, pay cuts in some sectors and structural change in employment, an analysis by a government economic think-tank has shown.

Pay differences between different professional groups and education levels in Slovenia decrease during crisis, also due to layoffs.
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