The minimum wage is set to increase substantially: Four-step Plan in Berlin | policy

The minimum wage in Germany should certainly increase significantly. The recommended by the competent Commission in Berlin and presented a Four-step Plan. The

The minimum wage is set to increase substantially: Four-step Plan in Berlin | policy

The minimum wage in Germany should certainly increase significantly. The recommended by the competent Commission in Berlin and presented a Four-step Plan.

The legal minimum wage is set to rise. The competent Commission recommends. By 2022, the minimum wage is to be increased in four stages.

Berlin - The legal wage* in USA could be significantly increased. To 1. July 2022 it is to be raised to 10,45 Euro . Currently, the minimum wage is 9,35 Euro.

the competent Commission recommends that in a on Tuesday in Berlin, submitted to decision.

Minister of labour, Hubertus Heil, confirmed in a press conference on Tuesday that this decision will also be implemented.

minimum wage increase: adjustment in four steps

The vote in the Committee, the representatives of trade unions, employers and academia, was unanimous. The Federal government needs to implement the future level of the minimum wage by regulation. It is, as a rule, in accordance with the proposal of the Commission.

Specifically, the minimum wage should, according to the recommendation first.

1. January 2021 to 9.50 Euro to rise. 1. July 2021 should be followed by a second increase to 9.60 euros, for 1. January 2022, a third on 9,82 euros. The fourth stage sees the 1. July of 2022, a boost to 10.45 euros before.

The statutory minimum wage was 1. January 2015 with an amount of 8.50 euros gross per hour has been introduced. Recently, there had been an increase in two levels: 9,19 euros as of 1. January 2019 and the current 9,35 Euro to 1. January, 2020.

minimum-wage-increase, in spite of the Corona-crisis

After several boom years, the minimum wage recommendation was to have been expected in view of the economic slump due to the Corona pandemic with voltage. The employer had warned in view of the burden of many companies in the crisis to large increases. The unions called for a significant increase.

Basically, the independent Commission made up of representatives of employers, trade unions and academia on the development of tariff wages. In a "total balance" brought together the minimum protection of workers, fair conditions of competition, and the big goal is to not jeopardize employment should be according to the legal requirements, then. There is a certain amount of leeway, what exactly will be included in the calculation. (rjs/dpa) *merkur.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network.

Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 11:34

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