Traffic fees increased with the raise of the minimum salary

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.…

Want to read the whole story?

Subscribe to The Cuenca Dispatch and gain full access to this story, weekly issues, plus the entire running archive! With your subscription, you will gain access to all the news you'll need concerning Ecuador as a United States expat.

Subscribe now for only