22 May 2019

IMF calls for minimum wage rise in Samoa

5:57 pm on 22 May 2019

The International Monetary Fund has called for Samoa's minimum wage to increase.

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It said Samoa has the lowest minimum wage in the Pacific at 86 US cents an hour.

The IMF said this should increase to at least 3 tala per hour - or about $US1.13.

It said doing so could help more people cope with the high cost of living in Samoa.