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The minimum wage — fit for the Nordic region?
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The minimum wage — fit for the Nordic region?

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While Nordic trade unions consider a minimum wage to be a catastrophe, employees in many other EU countries see it as protection against social dumping and unreasonable labour market conditions. We have to debate a statutory minimum wage so that everybody can see the strengths of the Nordic collective agreement system, and the value this represents for employees and for society as a whole, says Bente Sorgenfrey, President for the Council of Nordic Trade Unions.

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