Almost half of all Bulgarian employers and employees consciously violate the country’s labor law, a poll about Bulgarians’ attitude towards the gray economy reveals.

The poll conducted by the Bulgaria Industrial Capital Association shows that about 45% of employers and 50% of workers are fine with being involved in the gray economy as long as it brings some income.

Most employers’ violations involve hiring people without labor contracts, declaring lower wages than the real ones and not paying employees benefits….

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