Portugal - Union campaigns for higher minimum wage - April 30, 2018

Trade union confederation CGTP called for the minimum wage to be raised to over the 600 euro forecast by the government. The union reacted to statements by the Prime Minister, who had restated that the monthly minimum wage, currently 585 euro, will be updated again in 2019. and that it has “a few days” to say if it will unfreeze pay rises in the civil service. The union added that, given the replacement of the 5% salary cut in ministerial offices in 2019, it is time to unfreeze civil service salaries.

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