Bulgarian Government Will Discuss a New Minimum Wage For the Country Today

Domestic | December 19, 2018, Wednesday // 12:40|  views


At a regular meeting, the government will discuss a new minimum wage for the country, reported bTV. 

The planned increase is going to be from 510 BGN to 560 BGN from 1 January. Social Minister Biser Petkov explained that he expects to keep the trend of growth in the average salary.

Starting July 1, 2019, the minimum pension will grow by 5.7% to 219 BGN.

Ministers will also discuss a proposal to approve an additional transfer to the State Social Security budget for 2018, as well as proposals for additional spending on the budgets of several ministries.

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