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Original name: Mindestlohngesetz, MiLoG
Name: Minimum Wage Act, 2014 (BGBl. I S. 1348).
Country: Germany
Subject(s): Wages
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2014-08-11
Entry into force:
ISN: DEU-2014-L-99504
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=99504&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Gesetze im Internet, Ministry of Justice - Bundesministerium der Justiz, Germany PDF of Act in German PDF of Act in German (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2015-07-10)
Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs http://www.der-mindestlohn-wirkt.de/, Germany PDF of Ministry Guidelines for MWA PDF of Ministry Guidelines for MWA (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2015-07-10)
Act on-line in English Act on-line in English Gesetze im Internet, Federal Ministry of Justice - Bundesministerium der Justiz, Germany PDF Act in English as at February 2016 PDF Act in English as at February 2016 (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2017-09-27)
Abstract/Citation: The general minimum wage applies to employees and certain interns. The following are not employees within the meaning of the MWA:
- Anyone who is a trainee under the Vocational Training Act, including persons who are enrolled in vocational training preparation measures.
- Anyone who works as a volunteer/in an honorary capacity.
- Anyone who does voluntary service.
- Anyone who is enrolled in a measure that actively promotes their participation in the labour market.
- Anyone who is a home worker under the Home Works Act.
- Anyone who is self-employed.
Under section 2 (1) of the Minimum Wage Act, employers must normally pay the minimum wage for each hour worked and pay this by the date specified by law.
Implementing text(s):

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