Shock as minimum wage rises below 30thebe

Hard workers: Despite their physically demanding job, construction workers are amongst the least paid
Hard workers: Despite their physically demanding job, construction workers are amongst the least paid

After the government’s approval of six percent adjustment of minimum wage for this financial year, majority of the industries have seen an insignificant P0.29 increment from a P4.86 basic minimum rate to P5.15 per hour.

Government has approved a six percent adjustment of minimum wage for the 2015-2016 financial period across all sectors. A majority of the industries have seen an insignificant P0.29 increment from a P4.86 basic minimum rate to P5.15 per hour. 

This transition is noted in the following sectors; building, construction, exploration and quarry industries, wholesale distributive trade, manufacturing, service and repair trades, hotel, catering and entertainment trades, security guards employed by security companies, as well as the Garage, Motor Trade and Road Transport industries.

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