The Ministry of Work Relations and Employment has raised the Basic Unified Salary (SUB), from $375to $386 per month. With this increase, all penalties, fees and tariffs from the trespassing of any laws will also increase; in the same proportion. This salary raise won’t apply for any salary above the minimum wage. All the tariffs, penalties and other fees that are charged in the government are calculated on the basis of the minimum wage. Meaning that their amount will only alter, at the moment that the government modifies the minimum wage. Additionally, the alimony payments have also been proportionally increased.…
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