Pay equity effects of minimum wages in different national industrial relations models

  title={Pay equity effects of minimum wages in different national industrial relations models},
  author={Damian Grimshaw and Gerhard Bosch and Jill Rubery},
Introduction The over-riding objective of a minimum wage is to redistribute earnings to the lower paid (Brosnan 2001, Freeman 1996). Unions, employers and governments in different countries at different points of time may emphasise other related goals – such as increased labour market participation (by providing better incentives), controlled wage growth, improved social dialogue, reduced informal employment, higher income tax revenues and lower welfare and in-work tax benefits (Kohl and… 

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