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Minimum Wage Act Amendments Takes Effect

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buy cialis ampoule times;”>image034Pursuant to Section 4(3) of the Minimum Wage Act, Chapter 321C, in his capacity as Minister with responsibility for Labour, Honourable D Shane Gibson signed the Minimum Wages Order to increase the minimum wage from $150 per week to $210 per week or $42 per day or $5.25 per hour with effect from 15 August (today ) 2015.

The Minister cautioned “unscrupulous employers” who would try to undermine the increase and deliberately and intentionally withhold the increment from “hard working Bahamians” that the Inspectorate Unit of the Department of Labour have been instructed to implement a comprehensive inspection plan to ensure that there is compliance and will aggressively pursue violators and prosecute them to the full extent of the law. Employees can contact the Department of Labour at 242-302-2550