- 31 Dec 2019 9:12 AM
- Hungary Matters
The gross monthly minimum wage for skilled labourers will be at 210,600 forints (EUR 636) and the wage for unskilled labourers at 161,000 forints, Varga said.
The VKF, a forum of employers unions and the government, agreed a year earlier to raise the minimum wage for skilled and unskilled workers by 8% in both 2019 and 2020.
However, unions recently pressed for the scale of next year’s increase to be raised, arguing that GDP growth had beaten expectations and that minimum wage growth is now under overall wage growth.