German politician Sahra Wagenknecht (The Left) has criticized the reform of the German labour market by former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder, called “Agenda 2010”. She makes this reform responsible for one of the largest low-wage sectors in Europe. Some of her numbers are correct but not all of them.
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