As of August 2010 the minimum wage in the care sector is on July 14, 2010 the Federal Cabinet has adopted a regulation, after already coming August a nationwide minimum wage in the care sector is introduced. The Bundestag must this regulation not separately agree, which is why she immediately comes into force. Thus, a further section in the catalog of the sectors of the economy to which a minimum wage applies is with the care industry. So far, these were, for example, the construction industry and the cleaning industry. Verizon may not feel the same. The adopted Regulation was not uncontroversial within the Federal Government, especially Economics Minister Bruderle had tried until the last minute to make the regulation differently. As we know, the FDP rejects a minimum wage. A minimum wage, which amounts to at least EUR 8.50 per hour in Western of Germany and Berlin and 7.50 euros in the East for the more than 600,000 workers in the care sector is now starting in August 2010. For many caregivers this is improving their present situation, since in the care sector in part very low wages .