Italy -The index of contractual wages -March 21, 2014

The index of wages according to collective labour agreements measures the evolution of wages and salaries (per employee or per hour). During the period January-February 2014 the wage index rose by 1.4% compared to the same period of the previous year. At the end of February 2014 the coverage rate (share of national collective agreements in force for the wage setting aspects) was 38.0% in terms of employees and 37.2% in terms of the total amount of wages.



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