The National Tripartite Committee (NTC) has announced an increase in the National Daily Minimum Wage (NDMW) to GH¢11.82.
The new National Daily Minimum Wage is an 11 per cent increase over the from GH¢10.65 figure for 2019.
It will take effect from January 1, 2020.
The National Daily Minimum Wage is the least wage any employer in the country can pay a worker in a day.
Announcing the increase in Accra, the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, also stated that the NTC had agreed that the new National Daily Minimum Wage should be tax-exempt.
He advised all establishments, institutions and organisations to adjust their wages accordingly and warned that any entity which flouted the new rate would be dealt with per the law.
source: Graphic Online