The average increase in wages of public sector employees in 2019 will be limited to 9.4 percent.
The Ukrainian government pledged to limit the rise in wages of public servants in 2019 in the scope of consolidation of budgetary spending on security and infrastructure.
“To create sufficient fiscal space for the costs associated with security and the necessary investment in infrastructure, salaries of civil servants will remain at a level of 2018,” – said in a Memorandum.
It is noted that the average increase in wages of public sector employees in 2019 will be limited to 9.4 percent, while the minimum monthly wage was increased by 12% to UAH 4173.
“Thus, pension payments, including military and other special pension schemes, will increase in average by 8.5 percent, in accordance with the 2017 a law on pension reform”, – stated in the text.
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