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European TUs want higher salaries in Bulgaria

Plamen Dimitrov
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Europe wants higher salaries across the entire continent, but most of all in the countries of Eastern Europe where wages are many times lower than in the other European countries. This is the focus of the “Europe wants higher salaries” campaign launched by the European TU Confederation.

The event kickstarted in Brussels with Bulgaria being represented by Plamen Dimitrov, President of the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB). The campaign aims to unite demands by the trade unions throughout Europe for a rise in salaries. According to data provided by Plamen Dimitrov, the minimum monthly salary in Bulgaria of 235 euro is the lowest in the EU. 

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