Estonia - Employers' Confederation proposes minimum wage increase by 8% - October 31, 2019

The Employers' Confederation made a proposal to the Confederation of Estonian Trade Unions to increase the minimum wage by 8%. If the proposal is approved, the minimum wage would increase to € 583.2 next year, instead of the € 578 on which the Employers' Confederation and the Trade Unions' Confederation agreed in August. The trade unions keep stressing their demand that the minimum wage should account for no less than 40 percent of the projected average wage, which would total at least € 600.

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