Salaries of employees of state-owned hospitals and specialized facilities will since the middle of January increase by four percent. The Association of state-owned hospitals and Slovak labor unions of health care and social services have agreed on the addendum to collective agreement of higher level from 2012. According to the data of Ministry of health, the other medical workers earned in teaching hospitals on average 783 euros, the average salary of nurses and delivery assistants was in these facilities 1,016 euros, physicians earned on average 2,500 euros. The increase in salaries will not take into account those workers whose salary was in years 2012 and 2013 increased on the basis of special laws. Addendum to collective agreement at the same time guarantees salaries to nurses at the level of the law about their salaries. Collective agreement including the addendum will be in force till 30th April 2014.