The Association of Hospitality and Tourism within HUP initiated changes in the tax treatment of accommodation costs and hot meals for seasonal workers so that they would not be treated as a salary in kind but as necessary business expenses. A logical change that, for some inexplicable reason, has always been a mitigating circumstance for all employers in tourism.In line with the positive change, leading travel companies they stated that they would make a decision to redirect the funds resulting from this tax relief to increase the material rights of workers. Thus, Plava Laguna is the first tourist company to fulfill its “promise” and decide on the “savings” caused by changes to the ordinance on income tax, more precisely the fact that accommodation and meals for seasonal workers will no longer be considered a gift in kind and will not be taxed accordingly. translate into workers ’rights.In agreement with the representatives of the Trade Union of Istria, Kvarner and Dalmatia, Plava Laguna agreed that starting from February 1, it will subsidize the hot meal service 50 percent for all who are not users of personal accommodation, since users of personal accommodation already have a free hot meal . “This is just one of the measures we want to contribute to increasing the material rights of workers. We remind you that from June 1.6.2018, 4. basic salaries for all workers of Plava Laguna will increase by 5%, and in this way there will be an increase in the total material average rights for workers in the destination Poreč in the amount of almost 9 percent, and the destination Umag over XNUMX percent“, Emphasize the Management of Plava Laguna and add that in agreement with the union for 2018, the gift in kind will amount to the maximum allowed 600 kuna, instead of the previous 400 kuna.// POREČ BLUE LAGOON PRESENTED A NEW BRAND STRATEGY AND VISUAL IDENTITYBlue Lagoon at the level of material rights exercised by workers is one of the most successful tourist companies in Croatia. In addition to the increased salary from June 1.6.2018, 70,00, Blue Lagoon workers can also count on holiday pay of HRK 500,00 gross per day of vacation, one-time payments of HRK 2500 gross for June and July, Christmas bonus in the amount of maximum non-taxable amount of HRK 12, ie a proportional part for workers who have worked for less than 2 months and longer than XNUMX months, as well as as a gift to a child in the maximum non-taxable amount.”The Blue Lagoon is continuously improving the rights of its workers, as well as the conditions of accommodation and stay of workers in our destinations. This year, we will invest as much as 10 percent of the capital budget, or 50 million kuna in the improvement of personal accommodation. We will continue to increase the quality of working conditions, as well as accommodation, because we are aware that development is based on satisfied workers.”, They say from the Blue Lagoon.Related news:BLUE LAGOON INCREASES THE MATERIAL RIGHTS OF WORKERS WITH A NEW COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTHOTELS ANNOUNCED INCREASE IN SALARIES FOR SEASONAL WORKERSFINALLY FOUND SOLUTION AGAINST LACK OF LABOR IN TOURISM
GREENSBURG, Ind. — A Greensburg home is damaged after an attic fire on Saturday.Officials say that firefighters responded to a 911 call around 2:30 AM Saturday morning to a home at 1326 N Carver.When firefighters arrived on scene, they saw heavy smoke coming from the attic.Flames started coming through the roof while firefighters were getting their hose.Firefighters had to fight the fire through a window, after they were unable to locate stairs to the attic.The attic collapsed into the main level of the home.The family escaped with no injuries.The Southern Indiana American Red Cross was called to assist the family.Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire in around 30 minutes.
Handball players of ‘Izviđač’ from Ljubuški are the new U-17 champions of BIH, reports sportsport.baIn their final match, which was played in the sports hall in Živinice, Izviđač defeated Bosna Visoke with 27:23 and thus they took the cup to Ljubuši.In the match for the third place Konjuh defeated Borac m:tel with 23:20. The fifth team is Sloga from Doboj, followed by Radnički from Goražde and Žepče.The final matches of the tournament were played in Živinice and numerous experts noted the huge potential of U-17 teams of BIH.