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These countries have the highest minimum wages

A worker cleans a streetlight outside the city hall of Luxembourg October 18, 2012. The wedding of Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg and Countess Stephanie de Lannoy will take place in Luxembourg on October 19 and 20.   REUTERS/Francois Lenoir (LUXEMBOURG - Tags: ROYALS ENTERTAINMENT) - GM1E8AI1SJL01

Minimum wages offer a route out of poverty, but they aren’t without controversy. Image: REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Emma Charlton
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