Slovenia has a population of more than 2 million people and growing presence in the pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and automotive industries. Companies looking to expand in Slovenia find a large range of business options and varying tax rates based on industry and sector.

Some labor and payroll considerations in Slovenia:

  • Standard work hours are 8 per day, no more than 40 per week
  • Many private-sector employees work 10 hours per day
  • Minimum wage is EUR 842.79 per month for full time employees
  • Employment contracts must be written
  • Collective bargaining agreements are usually determined at the industry and corporate levels
  • Income tax, social security, and pension contributions are withheld from employee pay
  • Employers must contribute to social security and pension
  • There is 1 permit that covers both work and residency for foreign workers
  • Employers must advertise a job position locally to ensure an opening cannot be filled by a local resident before hiring a foreign worker

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