Recession could affect job market. No disaster expected

The Slovak Spectator | Dec 4, 2019 at 12:15 PM
  • The dropping unemployment rate continues to be the cause of grey hairs for employers.
  • Representatives of employers, who have been critical towards the recent labour market policies applied by the government (the surcharges for night, holiday and weekend work and a big hike in the minimum wage passed in October) met with PM Peter Pellegrini, who promised to draft measures to help businesses in times of slower economic growth.
  • The most detailed proposals revolve around the minimum wage and changes to surcharges, others introduce a flexible working time, and a digital tax.