Minimum wage

Cambodia raises garment sector minimum wage to 153 dollars

Cambodia’s Ministry of Labour raised the minimum wage from 140 dollars to 153 dollars per month in its vital garment sector to little fanfare on Thursday afternoon.

German minimum wage to rise from 8.50 to 8.84 euros

An independent German commission voted to raise the minimum hourly wage from 8.50 to 8.84 euros (9.40-9.78 dollars) on Tuesday.

Minimum wage for 2016 increased by 3 pct

The nearly 3% rise also increases the share of minimum wage in the average gross salary paid from January to September 2015 to 38.8%.