Posts tagged as average wage

Average wage in Latvia at EUR 1,118 in second quarter

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Compared to the second quarter of 2019, in the second quarter of 2020 the average gross wages and salaries for full-time work increased by 3.9% or EUR 42 and comprised EUR 1 118, according to Central Statistical Bureau data published September 1. In April 2020, compared to April 2019, the average gross monthly wages and salaries increased by 3.6%, reaching EUR 1 113. Annual growth rate in May was the lowest – 2.5% (EUR 1 105),…

Estonian economist: Avg wage requirement for short-term workers not sensible

Friday, July 26, 2019

Foreign workers help to alleviate tensions on the Estonian labor market and imposing excessive restrictions on hiring foreigners for short-term employment with the requirement to pay them at least the national average wage is not sensible, Swedbank chief economist Tonu Mertsina said LETA/BNS. Mertsina said in a press release that while a uniform requirement to pay foreign workers at least the national average wage or two times the national average…