The minimum wage in the Czech Republic will be increased from 1st January 2019 from CZK 12.200 monthly to CZK 13.350 monthly.
Guaranteed levels of minimum wage
Based on Government regulation there is a new minimum wage level set up from 1st January 2019 in the Czech Republic. The new level of the minimum wage represents CZK 13.350 monthly for the 1st group of work, consequently other groups rates will also be increased.
The guaranteed level of minimum wage related to working time of 40 hours weekly is set up based on complexity, liability and strenuous of work. There are 8 work groups recognized:
|Work group||Guaranteed level of minimum wage|
|CZK per hour||CZK monthly|
If employee’s working time is different than 40 hours weekly, minimum wage shall be adjusted accordingly. For example:
|Working hours weekly||Minimum wage in CZK per hour|
Kindly pay your attention if minimum wage rule is not performed, State Authorities could charge penalties. With your specific questions please contact your payroll accountant.