The relevance of the article is conditioned by the fact, that in the Republic of Moldova there are several levels of the minimal wage, but only one of them – a guaranteed minimal quantum of wage in the real sector – reached the subsistence minimum of the work-apt person. The aim of the article is to justify the minimal quantum of the wage. There were used the following research methods: statistical, comparing, analogy, monographic. There were made conclusion on the need for a step-by-step approach of the quantum of the minimal wage that is used for the payment of workers in the budgetary sphere to a quantum of the subsistence minimum of the work-apt person. It is proposed to make amendments in some legislative acts.
Anatolii ROJCO, PhD, Associate Professor, National Institute for Economic Research
the minimal wages, the tariff rate for the I qualifying category of the wages, the guaranteed minimal quantum of wages in real sector, an average wages, the subsistence minimum of the work-apt person, the consumer price index, the labor productivity.