Borchure for Croatian workers in Germany published

A brochure designed for Croatians looking for work in Germany, which contains information on labour and social rights in that country, was launched on Thursday at Zagreb's Europe House by the Croatian SSSH trade union federation and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation

Fixed-time workers to be employed for Schengen implementation

The caretaker government on Wednesday approved the employment on a temporary basis of 88 people for the purpose of full implementation of the Schengen acquis along the Croatian border which will become the European Union's external border.

Almost half of workers in private companies have below-average salaries

The average net pay of 838,600 people working for private enterprises totalled HRK 5,019 in 2015 and almost half the workers had a salary below the national average, ranging from HRK 2,373 to 4,897, according to data provided by the Financial Agency (FINA).

Number of workers in industrial sector increases mildly

The number of workers in Croatia's industrial sector increased in May this year by 0.3% from the previous month and went down by 0.4% from May 2015. Labour productivity in the industrial sector increased 6.5%, show data from the national office for statistics (DZS).

PM Oreskovic issues message for International Workers' Day

"The Government's priority is to improve the economic situation in the country and we are working on it every day. By launching reforms and investments and by creating a better business climate we want to step up economic growth ...

Islamic State releases cement workers near Damascus, group says

Islamic State fighters have released at least 170 of 300 workers they had seized in an attack this week at a cement plant near Damascus but are expected to hold several dozen linked to the Syrian regime, a monitoring group said on Friday.

Syrian TV: Islamic State abducts more than 300 factory workers

More than 300 workers have been abducted by the Islamic State terrorist militia from a cement factory near Damascus, Syria's state television reported on Thursday.

Report: Islamic State abducts more than 300 factory workers

 More than 300 workers have been abducted by the Islamic State terrorist militia from a cement factory near Damascus, Syria's official news agency SANA reported on Thursday.

Croatia, Malta report highest increases in number of employed persons in Q4 2015

Croatia and Malta are the two EU countries that saw the highest increase in the number of workers in the last quarter of 2015 as against the previous quarter, the EU's statistical office Eurostat said on Tuesday.

EU seeks equal labour rights for workers posted in other countries

European workers whose employers send them to other EU member states should be granted the same pay and labour conditions as local employees, the European Commission said Tuesday, in a proposal aimed at preventing unfair labour market competition.

Swiss, EU agree to extend free movement deal to Croat workers

Switzerland and the European Union have signed a deal to include Croatia in an agreement on the free movement of workers.

INA: Workers' rights are protected

INA said that all the retail assets, including petrol stations, remained in its ownership and that under the new management model only petrol operations would be managed by the  Maloprodajni Servisi (Retail Services) company, which is fully owned by INA.

Number of industry workers drops, productivity rises in 2015

The number of workers in the Croatian industrial sector in December 2015 was 0.8% down from the previous month and 0.5% down from December 2014, while productivity increased.

INA unions' initiative to save jobs accepted by management

Until that process is completed, the unions have recommended, in the spirit of social dialogue, concrete solutions aimed at preserving jobs and protecting workers' rights.

7,300 employers in Croatia not paying wages to 25,000 workers

A total of 7,300 employers in Croatia are not paying wages to their workers, according to the latest data from the National Tax Authority.

Croatia has highest increase of real agricultural income per worker in EU

Real agricultural income per worker in Croatia increased this year by 21.5% compared to last year. In the 2010-2015 period real agricultural income per worker in Croatia dropped 17.3%, the Eurostat estimated.

Employers satisfied with their workers' organisational skills

Even though they give high grades for their workers' organisation, 23% of the surveyed employers admit that their projects are late because of poor organisation.