Confederations criticise minimum wage increase

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The CCOO and UGT trade union confederations have criticised the government for increasing the minimum wage by only 1.5% in 2010. They believe this calls into question the government’s commitment to achieve a €800 minimum wage by 2012. The rate will have to be increased by nearly 28% in just two years in order for the €800 target to be reached. The confederations support the idea that the level of the minimum wage should be at least 60% of average earnings.
Read more at > CCOO ES)
And at > UGT (ES)

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