The Federal government wants to adopt this week a minimum wage for apprentices. To be 515 euros per month and steadily climbing. But there is also a limitation.
The Federal government wants to bring a minimum wage for apprentices on the way. By the year 2020, you should receive in the first year of training, a minimum compensation of EUR 515 per month, as the Federal Ministry of education confirmed to the ARD-capital Studio. First, the Funke media group had reported about it. In subsequent years, the training is intended to increase the remuneration accordingly, in the year 2021 is 550 Euro, and a year later to € 585, and from 2023 to 620 Euro. In addition, an additional grading of the minimum remuneration for apprentices in the second and third year of training.
The Reform of the vocational education act, education Minister Anja Karliczek (CDU) is to be decided according to the figures on Wednesday by the Cabinet. Subsequently, the Reform goes to the Bundestag and the Bundesrat. The Reform would, for the first time in Germany a legal limit for the remuneration of trainees, analogous to the statutory minimum wage.
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Disputed the amount of the payments was in the Federal government last. This means, according to the newspaper report from the Ministry: "The fixed amount of the minimum training allowance is in recognition of the performance of the trainees in the company. On the other hand, it must also be ensured that the Motivation of the enterprises remains, to offer apprenticeships." Karliczek have done so in the run-up to the concessions where there is currently a tariff binding, it may happen that trainees would continue to be less than the minimum compensation.