Is Germany’s minimum wage really helping to reduce salary gap between rich and poor?

Is Germany’s minimum wage really helping to reduce salary gap between rich and poor?

New figures released by Germany's Federal Statistics Office show that the hourly wage gap has been coming down for several years. But experts say that the picture isn’t completely rosy.

How the minimum wage has ‘increased productivity’ in Germany

How the minimum wage has ‘increased productivity’ in Germany

Minimum wage to rise in 2019

Minimum wage to rise in 2019

Good news for waiters: minimum wage set to rise twice

Good news for waiters: minimum wage set to rise twice

Minimum wage is about to ‘rise significantly’, labour minister says

Minimum wage is about to ‘rise significantly’, labour minister says

Everything that changes in Germany in May 2018
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Everything that changes in Germany in May 2018

2.7 million workers paid less than minimum wage in 2016, study finds

2.7 million workers paid less than minimum wage in 2016, study finds

Minimum wage is turning low-paid mini-jobs into regular work: report

Minimum wage is turning low-paid mini-jobs into regular work: report

How your mini-job employer might be cutting you short on wages

How your mini-job employer might be cutting you short on wages

This is what has changed in Germany since January 1st

This is what has changed in Germany since January 1st

This is what 2017 has in store for Germany

This is what 2017 has in store for Germany

How your boss can still pay lower than the minimum wage

How your boss can still pay lower than the minimum wage

Almost half of Germans want legal maximum wage

Almost half of Germans want legal maximum wage

‘Modern slavery’ firm must pay intern €50k

‘Modern slavery’ firm must pay intern €50k

Minimum wage threatens Germany’s fave pickles

Minimum wage threatens Germany’s fave pickles

Is the minimum wage killing off ‘minijobs’?

Is the minimum wage killing off ‘minijobs’?

Minimum wage after 100 days: the verdict

Minimum wage after 100 days: the verdict

Oktoberfest beer prices shoot over €10

Oktoberfest beer prices shoot over €10

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U-turn on minimum wage for foreign drivers

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Poland bridles at German minimum wage

New Year minimum wage for millions

New Year minimum wage for millions

Parliament passes minimum wage bill

Parliament passes minimum wage bill

Lawyer paid office staff €1.60 an hour

Lawyer paid office staff €1.60 an hour

Cabinet approves national minimum wage

Cabinet approves national minimum wage

Battle to water down minimum wage

Battle to water down minimum wage

‘Minimum wage could encourage moonlighting’

‘Minimum wage could encourage moonlighting’

A third could miss out on minimum wage rise

A third could miss out on minimum wage rise

Poverty rises despite more people in work

Poverty rises despite more people in work

Germany to introduce minimum wage

Germany to introduce minimum wage

One in six Germans at risk of poverty

One in six Germans at risk of poverty

Should Germany have a minimum wage?

Should Germany have a minimum wage?

Merkel’s election rivals promise minimum wage

Merkel’s election rivals promise minimum wage

Fairer wage spells higher haircut bills

Fairer wage spells higher haircut bills

German managers back a minimum wage law

German managers back a minimum wage law

Merkel says Europe facing ‘hardest’ hour

Merkel says Europe facing ‘hardest’ hour

CDU at loggerheads over minimum wage

CDU at loggerheads over minimum wage

‘If the CDU loses in 2013, it will lose its identity’

‘If the CDU loses in 2013, it will lose its identity’

Coalition hatches new minimum wage plan

Coalition hatches new minimum wage plan

Unions fret eastern Europeans will hit wages

Unions fret eastern Europeans will hit wages

Minister floats minimum wage for temp workers

Minister floats minimum wage for temp workers

Brüderle accused of blocking minimum wage for care workers

Brüderle accused of blocking minimum wage for care workers

Care workers reach long-awaited minimum wage deal

Care workers reach long-awaited minimum wage deal

Lidl pushes for retail minimum wage

Lidl pushes for retail minimum wage

Springer mulls suing over postal wage chaos

Springer mulls suing over postal wage chaos