Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Parliament approves law on salaries for nurses

The salaries of nurses and midwives will be prevented from falling under a certain level according to the Act on Minimum Salary Claims of Nurses and Midwives approved by 141 members of Slovakia’s parliament on February 1, the TASR newswire reported. The legislation will increase the salaries of nurses and midwives to between €640 and €928 per month, depending on experience, in April, TASR wrote and applies to all nurses and midwives, not only those working for state-run health-care facilities.

The salaries of nurses and midwives will be prevented from falling under a certain level according to the Act on Minimum Salary Claims of Nurses and Midwives approved by 141 members of Slovakia’s parliament on February 1, the TASR newswire reported.

The legislation will increase the salaries of nurses and midwives to between €640 and €928 per month, depending on experience, in April, TASR wrote and applies to all nurses and midwives, not only those working for state-run health-care facilities.

The law will directly cost the state an additional €77 million in 2012, TASR wrote, but added that the indirect cost is expected to reach €150 million as employers will need to make appropriate increases in the salaries of other employees performing work with comparable degrees of complexity and responsibility under similar working conditions.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

PM Fico wants Education Minister’s resignation

Education Minister Peter Plavčan has refused to leave, the Prime Minister demanding his resignation.

Education Minister Peter Plavčan

Have you ever climbed a via ferrata? Photo

In central Slovakia, there is one also suitable for beginners. Here are some of the views it offers.

Things that make us different also make us stronger

On August 19, a rainbow flag will fly over the US Embassy in Bratislava to represent the firm commitment of the United States to defending the human rights of LGBTI people, writes Ambassador Sterling.

The rainbow flag flew over the US Embassy in Bratislava in 2016.

Southern Slovakia will face heat again

The first-level warning is issued for the 16th and 17th.