Hungary - Agreement on minimum wage increase - December 3, 2009

The National Interest Reconciliation Council (OET), in which trade union, employer and government representatives meet, has set the 2010 national minimum wage at HUF 73,500 (Euro 270) a month, up from HUF 71,500 or a 2.8% increase. The minimum wage for skilled workers will rise from HUF 87,500 to HUF 89,500, or 2.3%. The minimum wage increase has been effected from 1 January 2010.

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