Survey On Minimum Wage In Some Member States Of The European Union

Abstract :

The minimum wage is one of the topics on the agenda of the European Union. Debates about the minimum wage between the EU Member States stil controversy and their different positions for the unified implementation of a labor policy. The invitation of the European Commission on discussions on the minimum wage for EU employees is an opportunity to make a comparative analysis between its different states. From the analysis of the data from present time, there are noticeable differences between the Member States of the Union regarding the gross and net monthly minimum wage, the way to determine it, the hourly rate, taxes and social contributions. Establishing clear objectives and criteria under EU coordination for determination the minimum wage that takes into account the economic and social situation of each country and the amount needed for decent minimum living is a necessity