Slovenia gov't proposes public sector payment system changes

World

Photo by Zerbor / Shutterstock.com

Slovenia's government has presented to public sector trade unions a preliminary proposal overhauling the public sector pay system, reported The Slovenia Times.

The sector is to be split into two groups, allowing more autonomy in terms of salaries to institutions funded not only by the state but also by other sources. Unions believe this would lead to disintegration of the payment system.

Public Administration Minister Boštjan Koritnik told the press after meeting unionists on Monday that the first group of public sector organization, would include those solely dependent on the budget, including state administration, municipalities and social services, among others. These would be subjected to a binding set of rules of a centrally-led payment system.

The second group would include those also funded by other sources, such as organizations in health care and research. These would get more freedom in setting up their payment system. The government also wants to encourage a highe r share of performance-based pay, more flexibility in setting pay, less red tape and a simpler system.

Bamosz Investment Fund NAV Reaches HUF 15.624 tln in March Analysis

Bamosz Investment Fund NAV Reaches HUF 15.624 tln in March

Hungary Condemns Iranian Attack on Israel Int’l Relations

Hungary Condemns Iranian Attack on Israel

Share of 1st Time Home Buyers Climbs Residential

Share of 1st Time Home Buyers Climbs

Tribe Hotel Budapest Stadium Recognized at LIV Hospitality D... Hotels

Tribe Hotel Budapest Stadium Recognized at LIV Hospitality D...

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.