Consultations start on next year's minimum wage

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Consultations have started on next year's minimum wage and the minimum wage for skilled laborers at the VKF, a forum of employers, unions, and the government, the Innovation and Technology Ministry said on Tuesday, according to state news wire MTI.

State secretary for employment policy Sandor Bodo said the government plans to increase the amount of the minimum wage to HUF 200,000, in line with the opinion of the Hungarian people expressed in the latest National Consultation.

In addition to delegates of employer and employee organizations, László Parragh, head of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry also participated at the forum. The consultations will continue within a few weeks, the ITM said.

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