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Ka-pi96 said:
IcaroRibeiro said:

Technically speaking, if two workers get the same wage to work different hours the only who works the less have a higher hourly wage. It's just a... different reasoning I guess 

What you are talking about is called partial time job and can't exceed 30 working hours a week. This system doesn't allow overtime if you work more than 26 hours a week and is overall uncommon (not all unions allow this hiring system)

The legal minimum wage is thus defined for a working month of 220 hours and 30 days. Hence with a 1100 BRL minimum wage you get effectively 5 BRL each hour

In  partial job system someone working only 20 hours a week you get a wage proportional to your working hours, using a 30 days month X 4 hours a day X  5 BRL per hour so you get a 600 BRL wage

Yeah so the one working more just gets screwed over with unpaid overtime. If a European employer tried to make their employees work an extra 8 hours a week for free then they'd get sued so fast!

Why not just have a 5BRL per hour minimum wage? Seems like it would be more fair for everybody.

Your reasoning is pointless. Neither are really getting any benefit from the system, and a 20 weekly hours job paying a MINIMUM WAGE isn't enough to make a living by any means and it's not an option for a common worker someone must be desperate to accept such therms despite getting a higher paid working hour. Besides, when a company needs someone working only 20 hours a week they are very likely to just sign in a temporary contract, common in retail stores during christmas season 

The ones who got permanent 20-30 weekly hours jobs are a minority in specific jobs that pay more, like for instance fireman. My uncle is a fireman and the nature of his job make him work for 26 hours a week if I'm not mistaken. Those jobs that pays above minimum wage don't really need to pay a higher working hour for a part-time worker than they do with a full-time worker