Latvia -Wage increases recorded -June 02, 2014

Data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau show that in the 1st quarter of 2014 average monthly gross wages and salaries, compared to the 1st quarter of 2013, increased by 7.7% from 689 euro to 742 euro.

Data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau show that in the 1st quarter of 2014 average monthly gross wages and salaries, compared to the 1st quarter of 2013, increased by 7.7% from 689 euro to 742 euro. The wages in the private sector increased slightly faster, 8.7% annually, whilst the public sector scored 6.1%. In the 1st quarter of 2014 average gross wages and salaries in the public sector comprised 770 euro, in the private sector 727 euro. The national minimum wage changed as of 1 January 2014 from 285 to 320 euro or by 12.5%, which affects changes in average wages and salaries.

English: http://www.csb.gov.lv/en/notikumi/wages-fund-has-grown-much-faster ...   

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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