Daily minimum wage increased to GHc12.53 effective June 4

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The 2021 National Daily Minimum Wage has gone up by 6% to GHc12.53 powerful June 4, 2021, from the GHC11.82 that produced results on January 1, 2020.

This is in compatibility to the Labor Act, 2003 (Act 651) area 113 (1) (a), and comes after finished up exchanges by the National Tripartite Committee (NTC) on the assurance of the National Daily Minimum Wage.

The dealings likewise finished up on the 2022 National Daily Minimum Wage. It fixed the 2022 the lowest pay permitted by law which is to produce results on January 1, 2022 at GHc13.53.

“In deciding the new rates, the NTC considered the effect of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the public economy, typical cost for basic items, manageability of organizations and attractive quality of accomplishing significant degree of business,” a report following the arrangements expressed.

The Committee asked all associations paying beneath the lowest pay permitted by law to guarantee that they change their wages as per the new pay, cautioning that associations that ridicule the new rate will be properly authorized.

“All foundations, establishments or associations whose Daily Minimum Wage is beneath the 2021 National Daily Minimum Wage ought to change their wages likewise with impact from fourth June, 2021. Any foundation, establishment or association that mocks the new rate will be authorized as per the law.

The NTC further made a suggestion for the National Daily Minimum Wage to be charge absolved.