Minimum salary to increase in 2019

On December 27, 2018, labor minister Raúl Ledesma announced a basic salary increase of $8.00 per month. This increase took effect on January 1, 2019. The information was released through a television ad and through Twitter account.  The minimum salary will increase from$386.00 to $394.00 monthly “After a technical analysis agreed as National Government, it is announced that the increase of the Basic Salary for 2019 will be USD 8, considering the economic indexes and protecting the interests of workers and employers, “said Ledesma. Representatives of both workers and employers weighed in on the subject; workers representatives demanded an increase…

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