Large increases in minimum wages across Central and Eastern Europe

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The latest study on minimum wages from the WSI trade union research institute in Germany finds that several countries across Central and Eastern Europe have increased their minimum wages well above the rate of inflation. The highest increases (33%) were in Latvia and Lithuania, followed by Romania (28%). There were also increases of 20% or more in Bulgaria (22%), Poland (20%) and Estonia (20%). These increases were all well ahead of inflation, with the highest inflation rates in Latvia (14%) and Bulgaria (11.6%).
Read more at > WSI/Hans Boeckler (DE)

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