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Pensions up 3.4 percent

PENSIONS in Slovakia rose by 3.4 percent in December, following a hike of 4 percent in February. The average old-age pension in Slovakia has reached Sk7,000 (€178) per month.

The national social insurer, Sociálna Poisťovňa, will spend Sk2.6 billion (€65 million) on the pension hike, the TASR news agency wrote.

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Letters can be checked at work – but is it legal?

The recent scandal surrounding the parliamentary office opening and checking the post of MPs has opened the issue of postal privacy – which also concerns emails or text messages – guaranteed by the law.

Andrej Danko, speaker of parliament

New investor to create 500 jobs in Nitra

A company following the Jaguar Land Rover carmaker to Nitra plans to create 500 new jobs and invest €17 million.

Tha Jaguar Land Rover draws also other investors to Nitra.

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Coalition SNS seeks mandatory 13th salary

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