Economists say pay rises increase risk to fiscal stability

Ljubljana, 16 January - The rise in the minimum wage and more and more pay rise demands in the public sector are putting an increasing strain on public finances, economists Matej Lahovnik and Davorin Kračun warned on Monday. Lahovnik finds it surprising that the government agreed to piecemeal pay rises after it announced an overhaul of the public sector pay system.

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