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Helping the poor is unpopular in Slovakia

Over the past 16 years, when mainly leftist and center-left governments were in power, social benefits for people in material need increased by only 27%, while consumer prices rose by 54%. At the same time, the minimum wage soared by 156% and the average pension by 90%. Helping the poor is unpopular in Slovakia, partly because there are many Roma among them.


Táto správa je z Ekonomiky DNES, denného prehľadu najdôležitejších ekonomických správ zo Slovenska.

This news is from the Slovak Business News TODAY, one-page summary of all the important Slovak business news.

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