publication . Article . 2010

The minimum wage in the Czech enterprises

Eva Lajtkepová;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2010 Journal: Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis (issn: 1211-8516, eissn: 2464-8310, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Mendel University Press
Abstract
<jats:p>Although the statutory minimum wage is not a new category, in the Czech Republic we encounter the definition and regulation of a minimum wage for the first time in the 1990 amendment to Act No. 65/1965 Coll., the Labour Code. The specific amount of the minimum wage and the conditions of its operation were then subsequently determined by government regulation in February 1991. Since that time, the value of minimum wage has been adjusted fifteenth times (the last increase was in January 2007). </jats:p><jats:p>The aim of this article is to present selected results of two researches of acceptance of the statutory minimum wage by Czech enterprises. The first...
Subjects
free text keywords: minimum wage, enterprise, small and medium-sized enterprises (SME), labour market, Agriculture, S, Biology (General), QH301-705.5, General Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Economics, Labour economics, Czech, language.human_language, language
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