The Czech government has announced that it will increase the minimum wage by just under 6.2% in 2022.

Key Points:

  • The Czech Republic’s national monthly minimum wage will increase by 1000 Czech koruna from 15,200 CZK to 16,200 CZK.
  • The new minimum wage will take effect Jan. 1, 2022.
  • The 2022 national minimum wage has no effect on EU Blue Card salary requirements.

BAL Analysis: Businesses may see a slight increase in labor costs because of the new minimum wage. Employers should take the new minimum into account when planning their 2022 budgets.

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