Recent news

Latest items of recent news relevant to Croatia as reported in our fortnightly newswire ‘Dernières nouvelles’.

Croatia: Sunday trading

A proposal to ban working on Sundays, following temporary closure due to the health crisis, is generating much controversy …

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Croatia: Territorial conflicts

There are 169 territorial conflicts across the World …

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Croatia: Government allocates funds to withstand job emergency in sports industry

The government has permitted a number of high street businesses to reopen …

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Croatia: Intended suspension of rights?

The Minister of Labour has denied the rumour engendered by local unions that the government is contemplating the suspension of labour and social rights during, or after, the period of the pandemic …

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Croatia: 30% cut in salaries over coronavirus crisis

Perhaps because Croatia took over the Chair of the EU Council on the 1st of January, it is doing whatever it can to demonstrate its social responsibility during the present crisis …

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Croatia: Implementation of the revised EU Posted Worker’s Directive

Implementation of the revised EU Posted Worker’s Directive is finally on the horizon in Croatia and the government has commenced a rapid round of public consultations …

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Croatia: Minimum wage increased by 8.33% for 2020

The monthly gross and net minimum pay levels have increased by 8 …

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Croatia: Schengen accession

The European Commission recently announced that Croatia has met the criteria to join the Schengen Area …

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Croatia: Average monthly net and gross earnings for August 2019

From August 2018 to August 2019, average gross monthly pay in Croatia increased by 3 …

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Croatia: Government set to accept more foreign workers

A new foreign worker law has been drawn up by the Cabinet and is currently out for public consultation …

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Croatia: Average monthly net and gross earnings for July 2019

Over the year to July 2019, average gross monthly pay in Croatia increased by 3 …

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Croatia: Unions have won backing for a pension reform referendum

Two leading trade unions (UATUC and NHS) have been collecting signatures in support of a referendum to question the extensive state pension reform introduced in January 2019 …

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Croatia: Flat-rate maternity allowance

The second round increase of the flat-rate maternity allowance will take effect from the 1st of April 2020 …

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Croatia: Government increases minimum wage

With effect from the 1st of January 2019, the net minimum wage will be increased by 248 kuna or by 9% from 2,752 kuna (US$421 …

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Croatia: Employers should be vigilant about the wearing of anti-semitic symbols

Employers in Croatia should be vigilant about the wearing of anti-semitic symbols …

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