Minimum wage up for review today

Batshu
Batshu

The Minimum Wages Advisory Board will meet today to consider minimum wage adjustments for the year 2015/16.

Minister of Labour and Home Affairs Edwin Batshu yesterday informed parliament that the minimum wage determination was a consultative process, which involved both the workers and employers representatives.

Batshu explained that when considering the question on whether to adjust or abolish minimum wage for any category of workers, the board takes into account certain provisions in the Employment Act.

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