Nada Sikic

Nothing contentious in hiring branch office heads, says caretaker minister

Minister of Labour and Pension Systems Nada Sikic (HDZ) on Thursday said in Dubrovnik that there wasn't anything contentious for the caretaker government to advertise vacancies for 22 branch office heads in the Croatian Employment Service (HZZ).

Quotas for foreign workers determined in February, says minister

Minister of Labour and Pension System Nada Sikic on Monday said that quotas for foreign workers had been defined in February and that since then not one employer had applied for those quotas to be increased for seasonal workers.

Gov't ministers satisfied with EC's assessment of national reform plan

Vecernji List said the EC did not intend to step up the monitoring of macroeconomic imbalances in Croatia or introduce corrective measures.

Minister sees no reason not to implement pension reform

Labour and Pension System Minister Nada Sikic of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) said on Wednesday she did not believe that her party was against the implementation of the pension reform she had proposed. 

Everyone will be welfare case unless pension system is reformed, minister says

Labour and Pension System Minister Nada Sikic said on Friday that the current pension system was untenable and that, unless it was reformed, everyone might become a welfare case when they retired.

Unions say labour minister doesn't understand her sector

 "The minister has shown that she does not understand what her ministry does and I ask her to refrain from statements for a few months," said Ribic.