Move to link minimum wage to average wage falters, industry group says

Employers have dropped the idea of linking the minimum wage to the average wage, Confederation of Industry Vice Chairman Jan Rafaj told the business daily Hospodářské noviny.

He said no agreement could be reached with the Social Democrats, the junior partner in the coalition government, and the labour unions, many of which believe they can negotiate a higher minimum wage without an automatic adjustment.

Author: Brian Kenety