Germany’s Franz Attacks Idea of Minimum Wage, Die Welt Reports
Wolfgang Franz, who heads German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s council of economic advisers, rejected a minimum wage of any kind and said the topic is becoming a “political football,” Die Welt reported, citing an interview with Franz.
A minimum wage eliminates jobs for people with few qualifications, the newspaper cited Franz as saying.
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