Germany: Social Security Deadlines, Increase in the Minimum Wage, and 2021 Public Holiday Dates

February 1, 2021
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Increase to the statutory minimum wage

From 1 January 2021, the new statutory minimum wage is €9.50 per hour.  It is expected to increase again to EUR 9.60 on 1 July 2021.

The statutory minimum wage rule applies nationwide and for all employees in Germany, regardless of whether their employer is German or not.

Some industrial sectors currently have a higher minimum wage, which continues to apply for those individuals.


Public Holidays in Germany for 2021


Source: Public Holidays Global



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