TITLE

Minimum Wage Rise Would Add To Inflationary Pressure

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Oct2008, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses an economic outlook for Slovakia, focusing on the planned increase in minimum wage. Prime Minister Robert Fico asserted that they will increase minimum wage in the country despite opposition from employers. It is predicted that the increase will have minimal effect on unemployment. Inflationary pressures are likely to be triggered by the minimum wage increase.
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34214021

 

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