02 February 2017
An agreement on public sector wages, union representation for precarious workers, better income tax legislation for minimum wage recipients and companies, plus new rules for social dialogue, are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in Slovenia in the last quarter of 2016.
24 October 2016
Wage negotiations in the public sector, the suspension of dialogue between employer organisations and the government over tax amendments, and protests by assistant kindergarten teachers regarding pay are among the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in Slovenia in the third quarter of 2016.
20 September 2016
A year-long project to improve gender equality in Slovenia has shown that although the social partners recognise equality measures as important elements of collective agreements, few have been incorporated. The GEQUAL project was led by the Institute for Labour Law at the Faculty of Law at the University of Ljubljana.
23 May 2016
Slovenian employer organisations withdrew from the 2015–2016 social agreement at the end of November 2015, after Parliament approved amendments to the law on the minimum wage. Employers said the government had acted unacceptably and arbitrarily in making the changes. Trade unions, however, argue that vulnerable workers had to be protected.
20 May 2016
The withdrawal of employers from the social agreement, strikes by police and energy sector workers, negotiations for the new public sector wage agreement, and a new collective agreement in the private security sector are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in Slovenia in the first quarter of 2016.
12 May 2016
With more than 20,000 Slovenian workers travelling daily to work in Austria, Slovenian cross-border workers have established a new trade union to fight double taxation.
01 February 2016
The media sector in Slovenia is characterised by high rate of precarious work, especially among young people. The management of the largest national media company RTV Slovenia has already been warned by the Labour Inspectorate against violating labour legislation.
Slovenia: Proposed amendments to legislation attempted to secure universal employee participation in management
30 July 2015
A Slovenian parliamentary group sought to secure employee participation in the management of Slovenian Sovereign Holdings, which manages the country’s state-owned assets.
29 June 2015
The minimum wage in Slovenia was increased by 0.2% in January, from €789.15 to €790.73 a month, the lowest rise since the minimum wage was introduced in 1995.
12 June 2015
There is growing concern in Slovenia about the government’s use of unpaid interns at the same time as a bill is going through parliament to ban this type of work.