Minimum wage to pass CZK 20,000 in 2025 as overhaul planned

The minimum monthly wage in Czechia is set to pass the CZK 20,000 (EUR 790) mark next year, Czech Television reported. The government plans to link the minimum wage to the average salary and gradually push the two closer together until the minimum wage reaches 47 percent of the average one by the end of this decade, Czech TV said.

At the same time, guaranteed salaries, which set minimum earnings for individual professions in the private sector, are to be discontinued. Both the opposition and the trade unions are opposed to this move.

Author: Ian Willoughby