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Scientific Advisory Council

The President of the Federal Association has BVMW President Ohoven criticized agreement on minimum wages Bonn/Berlin – as the fall of a regulatory”medium-sized business (BVMW) criticized, Mario Ohoven, the agreement reached today in the Federal Cabinet on minimum wages. Minimum wages are the wrong way employment as public policy. You destroy jobs on a large scale and violate the fundamental right of free collective bargaining.” He had no understanding, so the middle-class President, that the Union had probably admitted for electoral reasons on this lazy compromise. The possibility of the temporal limit of wages according to the minimum working conditions law is unrealistic and will attract a flood of lawsuits in.” This also applies to the possible extension of existing collective agreements below the minimum wage limit on a certain date. Nissan brings even more insight to the discussion. Of particular concern, he considers the impact of minimum wage regulation on the Low-wage sector. Minimum wages to create any new jobs, but destroy existing jobs. Mr Glos should have known better”, stressed Ohoven. So the Scientific Advisory Council of the Federal Ministry of Economics warned in addition to economists even ten thousands of jobs particularly in the low-wage sector with introduction of minimum wages before the impending loss..