Germany -Bremen region established minimum wage for public sector and contractors -July 11, 2012

As the first region in the country, Bremen established a regional minimum wage that will apply to the whole public sector and all companies delivering services or receiving funds from the state. The minimum wage, which is set at €8.50, will come into force by 1 September and will be revised every two years. The minimum wage threshold is set at the level the legislator considers a living wage.



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