Portugal - Minimum wage data - June 30, 2017

The government submitted to the trade union federations and employer organisations a report on the minimum wage development. There were some 730,000 workers earning the statutory minimum monthly salary in March 2017, up 88,900 or almost 14% compared to a year earlier, with the new total representing almost 23% of the whole workforce. The minimum salary was frozen at 485 euro between 2011 and October 2014. It increased in January 2017 to 557 euro.   

English: http://www.theportugalnews.com/news/minimum-salary-applied-to-730000 …  

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