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National Minimum Wages Amendment Bill presented to P’ment

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Labour Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva yesterday presented the National Minimum Wages Amendment Bill to Parliament, under which the government seeks to increase the monthly and daily minimum wages of workers. 

Accordingly, the minimum monthly wage of a worker in any industry or service will be increased to Rs.12,500, from the current Rs.10,000, while the daily wage will be increased to Rs.500, from Rs.400.

The gazette containing the new monthly and daily wages was issued on March 9.


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