Tag: ssm
Macedonia Economy 13.01.21 | 12:08

SSM union warns that the stimulus package is missing its mark, should provide direct payments to workers

The SSM union, Macedonia’s largest such association, warned that the latest, fifth round of stimulus is doomed to fail just like the previous four rounds of support given to help fight the effects of the coronavirus crisis. According to SSM, the measures need to be aimed toward the workers ad their...

Macedonia Economy 08.01.21 | 17:50

Cost of living is well above the average salary, SSM union estimates

The SSM union published its estimate for the minimum consumption costs for December 2020. It is put at 33,697 denars (550 EUR), or one and a quarter average salary. The union estimates the cost for food per household at 14,000 denars (230 EUR), housing is estimated at 11,000 denars and hygiene products...

Macedonia 23.08.20 | 22:53

Court decision reopens the leadership race in the largest union in Macedonia

The Administrative Court accepted today an appeal from the head of the largest SSM union Zivko Mitrevski, who was removed from office in 2017. Mitrevski said that the move means he can now resume his old post. Mitrevski was ousted under pressure from the SDSM led Government and replaced with Darko Dimovski....

Economy 30.07.20 | 11:49

SSM union demands criminal investigations into companies who abused the corona stimulus program

The SSM workers union called for an investigation into the report that hundreds of companies that claimed coronavirus subsidies did not distribute the received funds among their workers. We are talking about more than 700 employers. They need to be criminally responsible. Someone needs to end up behind...