'Every Member of Budapest Family' to Receive One-Off HUF 200,000 Utility Bill Subsidy, Says Karácsony
- 10 Oct 2022 7:29 AM
- Hungary Matters
Karácsony told a press conference that the Budapest leadership’s consultation with city council-run companies, institutions and unions had yielded an agreement that will see the one-off payment granted to rubbish collectors expanded to “every employee of the Budapest family”.
The utility bill subsidy will be paid out to the employees of all Budapest-run companies and institutions with the exception of their leaders, he added.
Karácsony said that the city had a duty to help its employees in difficult times if it wanted public services to run smoothly.
Deputy mayor Ambrus Kiss said the city-run companies and institutions employ around 25,000-26,000 people, adding that the one-off payment will cost the city 5.5 billion forints.