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* Sri Lanka to bring a law to introduce a National Minimum Wage for private sector
Sat, Dec 26, 2015, 12:23 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka will bring a law to introduce a National Minimum Wage for private sector and the government has recived the cabinet's nod.

The Cabinet of Ministers at its meeting on Wednesday approved a proposal put forward by the Acting Minister of Labor and Trade Union Relations Ravindra Samaraweera to obtain the approval for the Bill prepared by the Legal Draftsman regarding the introduction of a national minimum wage for private sector employees.

Earlier this month the Cabinet of Ministers granted approval to the government to draft legislations to introduce a minimum salary of Rs. 10,000 for the private sector employees.

 


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