THE national minimum wage is to be increased by 11 per cent, while the minimum rates for security guards will go up by 10 per cent, effective September 3 reports the Jamaica Observer.

The order will move the national minimum wage from $4,500 to $5,000 per 40-hour work week, and the minimum hourly rate from $112.50 to $125 per hour, representing an 11 per cent increase.
Stush fam what do you think about this increase? A step in the right direction or a dismal drop of water in the desert? Sound off!


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