Statutory minimum wages are an important instrument for ensuring decent pay for work and avoiding a race to the bottom in living standards. Twenty-two EU Member states have a generally applicable statutory minimum wage. Recent discussions among social actors about exemptions from minimum wages for refugees so as to ensure faster labour market integration have […]
Karel Fric and Christine Aumayr-Pintar
Karel Fric, from the Czech Republic, is a research officer at Eurofound and works on the European Observatory of Working Life (EurWORK) and projects concerning the working conditions and industrial relations. Christine Aumayr-Pintar, from Austria, is a senior programme manager responsible for the European Observatory of Working Life (EurWORK).