Jamaica’s Minimum Wage Increased By Roughly 13 Percent

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Jamaica’s minimum wage is to be increased by roughly 13 percent. The increase will be in effect as of Emancipation Day, August 1, 2018. Minister of Labour and Social Security, Shahine Robinson announced the increase on Tuesday during her contribution to the 2018/2019 Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives. The 12.9  percent increase will see the minimum wage climb from 6,200...