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A European minimum wage policy

March 07, 2016
Author: Dimitris Tsarouhas

The debate on a minimum wage at EU level has taken off about a decade ago, but practical work towards its realization has been limited. Major EU member states had been reluctant to follow that path, let alone have an EU-wide policy on the subject. When the crisis hit, however, the debate intensified and the need for some form of EU-wide arrangement is becoming increasingly pressing.

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