public sector

Gov't, some public sector employees sign base pay rise agreement

The government and the state administration, police and tax administration unions on Friday signed an annex to the base pay agreement for their employees and amendments to their collective agreement, providing for a 6% pay rise in 2017, to be implemented in three 2% instalments, on January 1, August 1 and November 1.

Karamarko rules out nine-hour work day

"As for salaries in the public sector, I think that we have discussed a possible increase, but we will know more in the second half of the year," he said, noting that the most destitute categories of citizens would not be affected by reforms in the health system.

Gov't extends ban on salary bonuses for public sector employees

At its first session on Thursday, the Croatian government formulated a set of legislative amendments extending a ban on the payment of salary bonuses of 4%, 8% and 10% based on years of service for public sector employees.

Public sector unions refuse meeting with caretaker govt

Labour and Pension Systems Minister Mirando Mrsic invited unions to a meeting concerning the possible implementation of the agreement to increase wages.