FRANCE – 2016 Minimum Salary Increases

The French government has announced an increase in the minimum legal monthly salary requirement (SMIC), with effect from 1 January 2016, bringing it up to 1466.62 EUR per month (up from 1457.52 EUR per month in 2015).

The SMIC is the minimum legal salary for all workers in France. A change to the SMIC affects minimum salary thresholds for some types of work permit.

Note that the French bargaining agreement’s specifications on the salary also have to be taken into consideration.

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FRANCE – 2016 Minimum Salary Increases

This alert was drafted using information provided by Apro ConsultingExpat Partners and Itama Mobility.