Latvia - Increase of minimum wage budgeted - October 31, 2017

The parliament has, in its first reading, accepted the budget framework with the main priorities for the period 2018-2020. In the budget the government announces among others efforts to reduce inequality and an increase of the minimum wage. The legislation also deals with budget surplus amounts, fiscal reserves, the proportions of personal income tax revenue going to the state and municipal budgets, and others.  

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