Czech Republic - Increase of minimum wage promised - August 31, 2017

The government announced that from 1 January 2018, the minimum wage will be raised by 1.200 crowns to 12.200 CZK per month (467 euro). The minimum hourly rate will increase from 66 to 73.2 crowns. The aim is to structurally increase the minimum wage to the level of 40% of the average wage.


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