Germany - Non-compliance with minimum wage reported - May 31, 2018

 The statutory minimum wage law that came into force on 1 January 2015 should protect workers from wage dumping. But practice shows that many companies do not stick to it. A recent study by the Hans Böckler Foundation concludes that in 2016, around 2.2 million employees received less than the minimum wage although they are officially entitled to it.

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