Tuesday, February 7, 2023
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$4 minimum wage in place

The Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations is reminding all employers and workers that the implementation of the fourth and last tranche of minimum wage increase should have been implemented by 1 January.

The new rate for the National Minimum Wages is $4 per hour.

The Ministry is urging all employers covered under the New Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulation 2022 and the 10 sectoral industries covered under the Wages (Amendment Regulation 2022 to make the necessary changes to their wages records.

This Wages (Amendment) Regulation covers those that work in the (Building and Civil and Electrical Engineering Trades, Hotel and Catering Trades, Manufacturing Industry, Mining and Quarrying, Printing Trades, Sawmilling and Logging, Security Services, Wholesale and Retail Trades, Garment Industry and Road Transport).

The Ministry’s Standard and Compliance Team warned that they will continue to conduct inspections of the implementation of the fourth and last tranche wage increase in all workplaces in Fiji to ensure that all workers are remunerated with the right wage rate.

Ilaitia Ravuwai
Ilaitia Ravuwai
Journalist | news@fijilive.com
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