Latvia - Minimum wage goes up in 2017 - October 31, 2016

The government has announced that the minimum wage will go up, as from 1 January 2017, from 370 to 380 euro. Figures of the Central Statistical Bureau revealed that there were 177,800 employed persons in April of 2016 who received a monthly salary of 370 euro or less. 144,500 of these employed persons worked in the private sector, 30,600 in the public sector.

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