Podcast in English
Text size
Bulgarian National Radio © 2024 All Rights Reserved

More and more minors in Bulgaria take summer jobs

Photo: BGNES

More and more minors have been applying to the General Labour Inspectorate for work permits for the summer vacation, BNR’s correspondent in Kyustendil Kiril Falin reports. Minors are most often hired in the hotel and restaurant industry and in commerce, or as labourers at retail stores. The legal working age in Bulgaria is 16, and minors work in alleviated working conditions (in Bulgaria minors are persons under the age of 18). For them, working time is a maximum of 35 hours in a 5-day working week, for which they are paid no less than the minimum salary for the country. Overtime and night work is prohibited for minors. Hiring minors without permission is considered a crime in Bulgaria. 



Последвайте ни и в Google News Showcase, за да научите най-важното от деня!
Listen to the daily news from Bulgaria presented in "Bulgaria Today" podcast, available in Spotify.

More from category

Interior Minister and Prime Minister thank Turkish firefighters

I nterior Minister Kalin Stoyanov and Prime Minister Dimitar Glavchev today visited the heavily fire-affected village of Voden and expressed their gratitude to the Turkish firefighters who took part in fighting the wildfires in Yambol region . They,..

published on 7/21/24 4:33 PM

Fire rages in Greece near the border with Bulgaria

A fire has started in Greece a kilometre and a half from the Bulgarian border and is slowly moving towards it. The fire is located in an extremely inaccessible area. On the Greek side, two helicopters and one aircraft are extinguishing the fire...

published on 7/21/24 12:41 PM

Effots to put down wildfires near village of Voden continue

A state of emergency remains in force in seven villages in the border municipality of Bolyarovo. The fight against the fire at the village of Voden continues.  Wildfire near border with Turkey expected to be contained on Saturday Wildfires,..

published on 7/21/24 11:03 AM