Germany: implication of the minimum wage for land-based contractors

Germany: implication of the minimum wage for land-based contractors

27 February 2015. The adoption of a new legislation on a minimum wage has multiple impacts on the agricultural and rural contractors of Germany.

Since 1 January 2015, the statutory minimum wage in the German agricultural sector has been € 7.40 in the West and â‚¬ 7.20 in the East (including Berlin). On 1 January 2016, it increases to â‚¬ 8.00 (in the West) and â‚¬ 7.90 (in the East)...

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