New wage system criticised

Slovenia
After lengthy negotiations a new salary system was introduced across the public sector this year. One of the aims of the reform was to establish a fairer and clearer salary structure for public sector workers, recognising that some groups were particularly worse off. The agreement included provisions to make some of the bigger wage adjustments over a longer period – up to 2011. However, the new system has been subject to criticism by several different groups of workers and is now the subject of a constitutional court case taken by a trade union representing child care, education and research workers. [Read more at > Slovenia Times (EN)->http://www.sloveniatimes.com/en/inside.cp2?uid=F458538B-4EA3-7E77-89EC-EC55B384B50B&linkid=news&cid=1BB540C4-EA25-0226-785F-74436DBF408E] [And more again at ST (EN)->http://www.sloveniatimes.com/en/inside.cp2?uid=C059B8DD-1933-7A56-BB4E-1502083204F6&linkid=news&cid=BEAF1BF5-A047-2FFA-3BC2-D2EA2CC627CE]

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