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Hourly minimum wage to go up an extra 1.2%

This information is provided by:Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVONetherlands Enterprise Agency, RVONederlandse versieEffective date: 1 July 2024

What changes?

On 1 July 2024 the mandatory hourly minimum wage will go up. The minimum wage is indexed (adjusted) every six months, to rise along with collective labour agreements (CAO) wages. On 1 July there will be an extra 1.2% increase of the minimum hourly wage.

The minimum wage is expected to be raised from €13.27 per hour to at least €13.43 per hour. The exact increase depends on the six-monthly indexation.

View the gross amounts of the current minimum wage and minimum youth wage.

For whom?

  • entrepreneurs with employees


The change in law is expected to enter into effect on 1 July 2024.

Please note: The effective date of this measure is not yet final. Entry into force is subject to its passing through the upper and lower houses of parliament or proclamation of the Order in Council (Algemene Maatregel van Bestuur, AMvB) or ministerial decree and publication in the Staatsblad or Staatscourant (Government Gazette, in Dutch).

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