Portugal -Government asks troika for higher minimum wage in line with metal sector -February 01, 2013

The national government has requested the European Commission, European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund to be allowed to raise the monthly minimum wage from €485 to €500. The increase has been a core union demand and has recently been put in place as the minimum in the metal sector through a sector-wide collective agreement.

English: http://www.eucoban.eu/EMF/Reports/Increased-minimum-wages-in-Portugal


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