Czechia - Wages steady on the rise - May 31, 2018

 With the lowest unemployment rate of Europe and a shortage of workers, wages are rising steadily. According to the country’s trade union confederation this upward trend will continue for several more years as labour costs lie far below those in the richer West. On average three Czech workers cost as much as one German worker. The union believes that in the next three or four years the country can realistically expect real wage growth of 3 percent to 5 percent per year.

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