Official employees on statutory minimum wage will earn extra money this year. In other words, the official minimum wage in Germany will be increased. This rule has been decided by the Bundestag. In July, the minimum wage will be raised from 9.82 euros to 10.45 euros per hour. On October 1st of 2022, the gross minimum wage will be raised to 12 euros. Currently, around six million people in Germany receive income by way of minimum wage. According to the Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Hubertus Heil (SPD) in the Bundestag, women and employees in the eastern part of Germany would especially benefit from the increase.
Further information and answers to questions can be found under the link of the Ministry of Labor
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