Three major interventions in 2022 are expected to significantly increase the wages of thousands of private sector workers.
The minimum wage (covers 450,000 employees of private sector enterprises) from 01.01.2022 will be calculated in the amount of 650 euros, which now stands at 663 (an increase of 2%). While an additional 3% increase is planned for the second half of 2022. In addition, as reported by dikaiologitika.gr, from January 1, 2022, the minimum wage will be 195 euros higher for those who have been in positions for more than three years. …
Solidarity contribution (Εισφορά αλληλεγγύης). An exemption from the special solidarity contribution for 2022 has already been announced. Freezing solidarity contributions in 2022 for civil servants and pensioners (a measure that does not was announced at ΔΕΘ) is among the immediate priorities of the government.
Insurance premiums: Premiums for employers and employees, reduced by 3 percentage points, will remain in 2022. In practice, this results in a significant reduction in non-wage costs for another year.
The decrease represents a -1.79% percentage point for the employer and -1.21% percentage point for employees, with total contributions next year remaining at 36.66% from 39.66%.