Minimum Wage Increase adminstush July 26, 2012 Suss 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! Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.