Last Week in Slovakia: Second chance for Uber

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Smer MPs have submitted to the parliament a proposal, through which they want the Constitution to guarantee that employees will not receive a remuneration for their work that will be lower than the minimum wage. The details about adjustment and criteria for changes to the minimum wage are to be part of a separate law.


The Transport Ministry is working on an amendment to the law on road transport that will enable the return of Uber, whose operation in Slovakia was stopped in March.

The recent data published by Eurostat show that 6 percent of Slovaks lived in a different EU state last year, up from 3.6 percent 10 years ago.

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