Luxembourg - Minimum wage increase comes nearer - January 01, 2017

The next indexation of salaries and pensions is expected from 1 January 2017. Indexation is a mechanism which enables earnings to keep in line with inflation. The last time earnings were indexed was in October 2013. The next long-awaited indexation has been shelved several times in 2016. The proposed bill states that the minimum wage for unskilled workers should rise to 1,949.86 euro per month, which represents an increase of 26.90 euro. As for skilled workers, this amount should increase by 32.28 euro to 2,339.84 euro.

English: http://www.wort.lu/en/business/wage-indexation-earnings-to-rise …   

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