Employers and employees – on both sides of the ‘minimum wages’ barricade

  • H. Blagoycheva University of Economics
Keywords: minimum income wage, employers, employee, employment, labour productivity.


The minimum wage is a legally established measure of the lowest amount that workers have to demand in exchange for their labor. It performs both an economic and a social function that makes it the subject of many discussions. The article examines different points of view and offers some arguments that justify the necessity to have a mandatory minimum wage. Most of the cases mentioned concern Bulgaria as it is the poorest country in the European Union with the lowest wages and with great power of employers' organizations.


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Blagoycheva, H. (2018). Employers and employees – on both sides of the ‘minimum wages’ barricade. Fundamental and Applied Researches in Practice of Leading Scientific Schools, 28(4), 9-15. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.33531/farplss.2018.4.02