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Croatia to hike public sector wages by 2% from Sept 1

Author Iskra Pavlova
Croatia to hike public sector wages by 2% from Sept 1 Croatia's finance minister Zdravko Maric, Source: www.vlada.gov.hr

ZAGREB (Croatia), August 15 (SeeNews) - Croatia's government will increase by 2% the base salary of civil servants and public sector employees as of September 1, as agreed with trade unions, finance minister Zdravko Maric said.

The government has accepted the unions' demand for an additional 2% hike as of September 1, Maric said in a government press release on Wednesday.

A 3% hike in base salary agreed in 2018 already took effect as of January 1, Maric said.

Croatia's average net monthly wage grew by a real 1.1% on the year in May to 6,476 kuna ($978/877 euro), according to the most recent data published by the country's statistical office.

(1 euro = 7.38525 kuna)

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