Spain -Minimum wage too low -January 23, 2015

According to the Council of Europe the actual monthly minimum wage of €648.60 is not sufficient to ensure a decent standard of living.

According to the Council of Europe the actual monthly minimum wage of €648.60 is not sufficient to ensure a decent standard of living. Around 200,000 workers earn the country's minimum wage which is said by trade unions falling down in terms of its obligations in terms of the European Social Charter, which recommends a minimum wage of 60% of the average wage.

English: http://www.thelocal.es/20150123/spains-minimum-wage-inadequate-europe


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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