Tag: salaries
Macedonia 29.04.20 | 21:07

DUI instructs its officials to donate much of their salaries to the Covid-19 fund

The DUI party, which is a constant part of the ruling coalition, announced that it’s officials will donate a chunk of their salaries to the coronavirus fund. DUI supported a Government decree to have some 2.000 best paid Government officials reduced to the minimum wage for to months. The savings...

Macedonia 28.04.20 | 17:44

Constitutional Court rules that ministers, lawmakers and directors should receive full salaries

At today’s session, the Constitutional Court ruled that the ministers, MPs, directors, mayors and other appointed officials will not receive minimum salary of 14,500 denars in April and May, but will be paid the full salary as before. The measure was adopted by the government to deal with the financial...

Macedonia 15.04.20 | 17:15

Teachers’ union says the March salaries haven’t been paid yet

The NSON union of public school teachers informed the public that the salaries for March still haven’t been paid and called on the Government to make sure it pays the teachers. We are asked to make extra effort to maintain the education process under these difficult circumstances, but our salaries...

Macedonia 05.04.20 | 12:15

During times of coronavirus crisis, government issues decree for payment of huge salaries at the corrupt SPO

The government used the state of emergency over the coronavirus to adopt a decree for payment of salaries at the Special Public Prosecutor’s Office, which has proven to be a corrupt institution. During times when the coronavirus is gaining momentum, with as many as five dead over 24 hours and the...

Macedonia 30.03.20 | 18:22

Zaev’s proposal to drastically cut public sector wages will be raised before the Government tomorrow

The SDSM led Government will discuss the proposal from SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev to reduce public sector salaries down to the minimum wage tomorrow. Zaev insists that the much criticized proposal that would be applied for two months is the only way to plug the gaping hole in the budget caused by the...

Macedonia 27.03.20 | 22:10

Spasovski: Zaev’s proposal to put the public administration on the minimum wage is still on the table

Interim Prime Minister Oliver Spasovski confirmed that the Government is still considering the proposal from his SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev to greatly reduce public sector salaries down to the minimum wage over two months. Zaev himself backtracked on the proposal after he was faced with a fierce backlash,...

Economy 27.03.20 | 11:58

VMRO-DPMNE demands SDSM to withdraw proposal to cut salaries

SDSM’s measures are an insult to the intelligence of the citizens of the Republic of Macedonia. It is not solidarity when the government wants to impose its incapacity on people’s backs. It is not solidarity to cut workers’ salaries, and those with temporary jobs to sit at home and...

Macedonia 23.03.20 | 22:07

People react on social networks: Will SDSM officials give up their salaries of over 70 thousand denars

Following the announcement by Zoran Zaev that officeholders, mayors, MPs and the public administration will receive a minimum salary of 14,500 denars in April and May in order to stimulate the economy affected by coronavirus, today the public had thousands of questions for SDSM officials. Namely, the...

Macedonia 25.12.19 | 23:22

Outgoing Prime Minister Zaev: The opposition is not against raising salaries and pensions

Outgoing Prime Minister Zoran Zaev acknowledged Wednesday on TV Alsat M “Ekonomski magazin” show that the opposition VMRO-DPMNE is not against raising salaries and pensions, thus denying his own statements that the VMRO-DPMNE is blocking the the reform laws. Very often we know how to step...

Macedonia 13.12.19 | 15:18

Janusev: Why are salaries paid in SPO when no one works there and that institution no longer exists

At Friday’s press conference, VMRO-DPMNE Secretary-General Igor Janusev was also answering reporters’ questions including one to comment on his Facebook status, where he wrote about thousands of euros taken by Katica Janeva’s close friends and eventually that the salaries of the SPO...

Macedonia 11.11.19 | 17:18

Healthcare workers’ salaries to increase as of January

The Independent Union of Health, Pharmacy and Social Care and the University Clinic Union have reached an agreement with the Government and Minister Venko Filipce to increase the salaries of healthcare workers. According to the agreement, specialists’ salaries will increase up to 25 percent as...

Macedonia 22.09.19 | 20:32

In addition to high salaries, SPO prosecutors received fees as high as their salaries, but had to keep silent

Special prosecutors received compensation for the confidentiality of their work on the wiretaps from the “bombs”. The fees sometimes were as high as their regular salaries, TV Telma’s “Kod” show says. This decision is classified information and prosecutors have been agreed...

Macedonia 15.09.19 | 12:04

Janeva’s prosecutors were paid ten times the average salary – and it still wasn’t enough

One of the operating principles behind the Special Prosecutor’s Office was that this group of prosecutors, plucked from the OJO/PPO office, will be paid much more than their counterparts, to ensure that they won’t be bought and can go after powerful politicians and businessmen. The idea failed...

Economy 20.02.19 | 16:50

Salaries in the state are growing, but only for the relatives of government officials

Salaries in the country are growing, but only those of the relatives of the government officials, while the salaries of all others decrease, opposition VMRO-DPMNE reacted following the information about the increase in the average net salary. The cost of living from month to month is getting higher,...