Spain - Real wages fell again - March 31, 2019

According to the report Benchmarking Working Europe 2019 published by the European Trade Union Institute countries affected by the combination of austerity and erosion of collective bargaining show sharp declines in the share of wages over GDP. This is one of the main elements of a scenario in which wage performance, at various levels and in many countries, has not reflected the economic growth situation. The report highlights that the Spain is the country with the highest rate of temporary employment, and that this is undesired in 85% of the cases. Furthermore the report shows a downward evolution of real wages, with a decrease of 0.7% in 2018.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org © ETUI


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