Gov’t passes 25-pct rise in public healthcare staff pay

Gov’t passes 25-pct rise in public healthcare staff pay

At a meeting on Wednesday, the Government passed an emergency ordinance increasing by 25 percent the gross monthly pay or gross monthly remuneration, as the case may be, of the staff working under the public healthcare system, the Government reports.

The measure is said to have been made in order to boost motivation of the staff under the public healthcare system, and implicitly to put a halt to the migration of healthcare staff abroad.

“Under the same piece of legislation the same percentage increase will apply to the bonuses related to work conditions, shifts, night work, hourly fees for on-duty service as well as all other elements of the pay system that, according to the law, are part of the gross pay or gross monthly remuneration for work conducted under similar conditions,” the Government says. More…