Economy Minister: Minimum wage in Latvia cannot be raised

  • 2016-04-06
  • BNS/TBT Staff
RIGA - At present the difference in wages in Latvia’s regions and central Latvia is too high, but the minimum wage in Latvia cannot be raised because labourforce often lacks knowledge and competence, said Economics Minister Arvils Aseradens on Monday. The joint meeting of the Latvian parliament social and labour affairs and the European affairs committees on Monday discussed the European Commission’s report on Latvia’s performance in addressing the 2015 recommendations. The Commission’s report says that labourforce challenges are poverty, productivity, and l...
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