The government has announced that the minimum wage level in Spain will be frozen at 645 euros a month for 2014. That’s just 21,51€ a day for eight hours of work. Or, to put it another way, a minimum wage chappie will work all day to afford two G&T’s in a fancy chiringuito on the playa (but has enough for the bus home and a chupa chup to keep him busy whilst musing on the folly Continue reading Minimum wage frozen at 645 euros a month for 2014
The new government has said it will freeze the minimum wage (SMI in Spanish) for next year at the current levels, 641,40€ a month. Unions denounce that this amounts to a cut in real term purchasing power of around 2% this year and have promised a “strong opposition” to the plan.