24 Jan 2019

Proposed wage hike in Solomons marred by lack of consultation

From , 5:02 am on 24 January 2019

The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry is disappointed at the lack of consultation around plans to double the country's minimum wage.

In December the caretaker minister of commerce William Marau told parliament the national minimum wage would be increased from 50 US cents an hour to $US1 an hour.

The Chamber's chief executive Atenasi Ata told Dominic Godfrey that an increase was overdue but the government has failed to follow the legal wage review process.

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