Lázár suggests 50% wage raise for low-income public sector workers

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Cabinet chief János Lázár yesterday proposed raising the salaries of the lowest earners in the public sector by 50%. 

Speaking at a weekly press conference, Lázár said there was about HUF 25 bln of room for maneuver in the allocation for the introduction of a career path model in the public sector in the first half of next year. The lowest earners in the public sector make just HUF 80,000-100,000 a month, he added.

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