EU Sources - Peer review on minimum wages - September 30, 2019

According to the needs and choices of individual countries there are many different approaches to minimum wages in Europe. The Peer Review of the European Commission provides an opportunity for countries to exchange experiences and best practices. Topics to be discussed are, among others: the advantages and disadvantages of having a simple minimum wage system; the setting and adjusting the minimum wage level from a social and economic perspective; and the interaction between the minimum wage and the collective bargaining system, as well as the social protection benefit system.

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