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Minimum Wage Under Review

Minimum Wage The Labour Department will soon be setting up a committee to review wages and salaries in some sectors, including construction, agriculture, hotel, and security.

Labour Commissioner Hesketh Williams told Caribarena, “The minimum wage is usually reviewed every two years. We need to get the committee in place for them to look at what’s happening in the economy and for them to determine whether it should increase."

The Minimum Wage Advisory Committee investigates the working conditions in several areas, assesses the unemployment levels and reviews the cost of living and other economic conditions, with the view to making recommendations on wages and salaries in each sector.

The current minimum wage is 7.50 E.C an hour.


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#4 peoples national party » 2009-12-16 07:31

Hesketh Williams needs to go !! What has been his contribution to the Working Class people of this country-$7.50/per hour ? a Guyanese woman at Leeward Construction determining whether I am employed or not, a backlog of Industrial Relations Hearings and requests for meetings being sent to the wrong union, a non-national contractors employing persons and not paying overtime,MB,SS and Ed. Levy ? all under Hesketh's incompetent watch-transfer that man-he and his underlings are driving people beserk with their competence-kindly replace him !!

peoples national party

E.C please! Caribarena

#3 freedom » 2009-12-10 12:51

Why do you used a U.S currency note in your clips when reporting on local monetary issues?


#2 fnpsr » 2009-12-10 06:50

"The current minimum wage is $7.50 an hour." The last sentence of the report!!!


errr.... well what is it then?

#1 S Gimlet » 2009-12-10 05:24

Your report does not say what the minimum wage currently is!
???? can you conclude your report please or am I missing something?

S Gimlet

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