Locked content Germany to negotiate the minimum wage?

The new  legal provision of setting a minimal wage in Germany has caused a controversy among the transport companies in Europe. After having received complaints from some countries, including Poland, Germany wants to negotiate this issue. “Germany maintains their legal position, however is rea...

Locked content Poland asks EC about Norwegian minimum wage

Polish Ministry of Infrastructure and Development has asked the European Commission if the Norwegian minimum wage law is in line with the regulations of the European Economic Area (which Norway is a member of), the Polish Press Agency reported. The Ministry has also turned to the European Commission...

Locked content Minimum wage to rise by PLN 100

A Committee of the Council of Ministers has proposed to raise the minimum wage by PLN 100 per month, in line with trade union demands. Employers’ associations suggested a raise to a gross monthly wage between PLN 1782 and PLN 1800. If the committee’s proposal is accepted, the new minimum...

Locked content Freight companies protested in Brussels

Around 50 representatives of freight companies from Poland and other EU countries protested against the German minimum wage law introduced in January. The manifestation took place before a debate on the matter was carried out in the EU parliament. Jan Buczek, leader of the protest, said that the act...

Locked content Dispute over German minimum wage continues

Freight companies from Poland, Austria and Hungary are bringing the matter of the German minimum wage before the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany. “The class action lawsuit will be filed to the constitutional court on Friday,” said Damian Dziengo, lawyer at DD Legal from Hamburg. ...

Locked content German minimum wage rule contrary to EU Law – Kosiniak-Kamysz

German minimum wage law is in contradiction with EU Law, according to Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz, Minister of Labor and Social Policy. He stated that the matter will be raised with German administration and other EU countries. “Together with a coalition of European countries taking the view that Germ...

Temporary agreement over the German minimum wage

The German minimum wage, standing at €8.5 an hour, will not apply to the Polish transport companies until the matter is clarified by the EU, Andrea Nahles, German Minister of Labour, announced Friday after negotiations with Władysaw Kosiniak-Kamysz, Polish Minister of Labour and Social Policy.