On 01.07.2022, the statutory minimum wage was raised from € 9,82 to € 10,45 gross/hour. Minimal wage jobs up to 450 euros per month are also covered by the Minimum Wage Act (MiLoG). They are also entitled to the statutory minimum wage.
Transport companies based abroad whose employees work in Germany are obliged under the MiLoG (Minimum Wage Act) to tolerate an inspection by the customs administration of the work actually performed in Germany. This was decided by the Federal Fiscal Court in its ruling of 18 August 2020 (case no. VII R 34/18).
Employers based in another EU member state whose employees work in Germany are obliged under the Minimum Wage Act (MiLoG) to tolerate an audit by the customs administration of the type and scope of work performed in Germany.