Germany's lower house votes in favour of minimum wage

(AGI) Berlin, July 3 - The German parliament's lower house, theBundestag, on Thursday overwhelmingly approved proposals to setthe country's minimum wage at an hourly 8.5 euros. Backed byChancellor Angela Merkel's government, the proposal will alsohave to be voted by parliament's upper house, the Bundesrat. . .

(AGI) Berlin, July 3 - The German parliament's lower house, theBundestag, on Thursday overwhelmingly approved proposals to setthe country's minimum wage at an hourly 8.5 euros. Backed byChancellor Angela Merkel's government, the proposal will alsohave to be voted by parliament's upper house, the Bundesrat. . .