New minimum wage to take effect July 1

Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon at his weekly post-Cabinet press briefing at the Office of the President yesterday announced that the new national minimum wage of $35,000 monthly will take effect from July 1, the Government Information Agency said.

GINA said that in January this year, Government established a ministerial team to work to fine-tune the procedures that would facilitate the establishment of a national minimum wage.  It said this effort was led by Minister of Labour, Dr. Nanda Gopaul.   GINA said that the new wages agreed …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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