The Regional Government approved an increase of the minimum salary for the Region to 723 € as of January 2022. Around 11% will be deducted as the employee’s share for Social Security.
Around 70% of Portuguese workers receive such a minimum salary. In many companies, it is not usus to give salary increases unless it is mandated by the Government. The amount now has to be agreed to by the Regional Government, to become law.
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