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Moldovan government decides budgetary sector salaries’ increase by ten per cent

17:20 | 13.09.2017 Category: Official

Chisinau, 13 September /MOLDPRES/ – The salaries of employees in the budgetary sector, paid on the basis of the single tariff network, will be increased by 10 per cent. A decision in that regard was taken by the Cabinet of Ministers today, the government’s communication and protocol department has reported.  

According to the project, more than 120 thousand employees will benefit from the increase, which are from educational institutions, culture and arts, medical – sanitary and social assistance, physical culture and sports, science and innovation. The salaries of the military, police officers and other employees of the national defence bodies, state security and public order will also increase.

The increase will be applied in two stages, for employees of educational institutions, including sports schools, since September, and for employees in other fields of activity – starting 01 January 2018. The total cost of the increases amounts to approximately MDL 337 million per year.

The measure is provided for in the Government Programme of Activity 2016 – 2018 and aims to increase the social protection of low-wage employees in the budgetary sector.

The document is to be submitted to Parliament for consideration.