The minimum wage in Czech Republic will be increased from CZK 9.900 monthly to CZK 11.000 monthly since 1st January 2017. At the same time the special minimum wage for the employees with the disability pension will be canceled, there will be just one minimum wage for all employees.
Guaranteed levels of minimum wage
Based on Government regulation there is new minimum wage level set up since 1st January 2017 in Czech Republic. New level of minimum wage represents CZK 11.000 monthly for the 1st group of work, consequently other groups rates will also be increased.
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:
If employee’s working time is different than 40 hours weekly, minimum wage shall be adjusted accordingly. For example:
At the same time the special minimum wage for the employees with the disability pension will be repealed. Since 1st January 2017 there will be just one minimum wage for all employees. Kindly pay your attention if minimum wage rule is not perform, State Authorities could charge penalties. With your specific questions please contact your payroll accountant.