5. 2. 2015Three months after the launch of talks, the government, trade unions and employers signed a social pact for 2015-2016, a document aimed at securing stability and social peace.Only the fifth such document so far and coming after the previous one expired in 2009, the social pact foresees 140 measures in key areas, except on the minimum wage, an issue that will be tackled separately. The government committed not to increase the tax burden on business expect in the case of force majeure. While a real estate tax is to be introduced, the taxation on labour is to be cut. The document also provides guidelines for health reform and envisages a blueprint of change... More »
20. 1. 2015Slovenia's social partners reached agreement on an umbrella social pact setting the course of industrial relations for 2015 and 2016. The document aims to provide stability and social peace.Initialled by the social partners today, the document now needs to be endorsed by the government and relevant bodies of trade unions and employers. The signing is planned for 2 February. Addressing reporters after the final round of talks, Labour Minister Anja Kopač Mrak said reaching a deal had not been easy, taking 16 rounds of several hours of talks. Noting that Slovenia had been without a social pact since 2009, she said essence of the deal was... More »
19. 9. 2014The newly appointed Slovenian Government has already held a constitutive session. The cabinet of Prime Minister Miro Cerar has 16 members.Anja Kopač Mrak, minister of labour, family, social affairs and equal opportunities, has already held the same ministerial post in the Alenka Bratušek government, after having served three years as state secretary under Labour Minister Ivan Svetlik in the Borut Pahor government. In this period, she and her colleagues successfully managed numerous projects in the field of the legal security of workers, social security and employment. More »
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