Marx opposes minimum wage plan

Marx opposes minimum wage plan

There are 1 comment on the The Tablet story from Oct 10, 2012, titled Marx opposes minimum wage plan. In it, The Tablet reports that:

The head of the commission representing Catholic bishops from the European Union has criticised plans for a minimum wage in his native Germany and warned that a tax on wealth would resemble a "class struggle". "Any regulation of earnings poses problems for a free society and should be considered only as a last resort," said Cardinal Reinhard Marx ... (more)

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James Hynes

Covent Garden, UK

#1 Oct 16, 2012
If the cardinal opposes a minimum wage he should therefore press for a just wage as recommended in the papal encyclical Rerun Novarum as that would be considerably higher!

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