Netherlands - Minimum wage rises for young workers - August 31, 2019

From month July 21-year-olds no longer fall under the youth minimum wage. For years this youth wage applied to workers until the age of 23 years. In 2017, the government decided to gradually reduce this age to 21. There are no plans to further lower the age limit for an adult minimum wage, but the chairman of FNV Jong, said "Ultimately, all people over 18 must receive an adult wage."

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