- Government has increased the minimum wage from 8 to 10 percent
- This increase takes effect from next year
If you are a worker dreaming of when your salary would be increased, then just be assured that your dreams has come true as government raises the daily minimum wage to about 10 percent.
This revelation was made through a communique by the national tripartite committeeon the 2018 national minimum wage.
What this means is that if you used to earn 8 cedis 80 pesewas a day, your daily minimum wage will now shoot up to 9 cedis 68 pesewas.
‘’The NTC recommends that the national daily minimum wage should be tax exempt. The committee wishes to reiterate its commitment to the improvement of incomes and productivity in both the public and private sectors of the Ghanaian economy,” a statement signed by the employment minister revealed.
This decision by government, which is expected to take effect on the 1st of January 2018, is aimed at improving the living standards of all Ghanaians especially as government strives to improve the economy though the strengthening of the private sector.
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