Daily Minimum Wage now GHC4.48
Posted on: 2012-Feb-08        Joy FM
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The tripartite committee comprising organized labour, employers and Government has announced a new minimum wage of GGC4.48.

This represents a 20 per cent increase over the current minimum wage of GHC3.73.

The increase takes effect Thursday February 9, 2012.

Employment Minister E.T Mensah who announced this at a news conference Wednesday, said the committee also agreed the minimum wage should be tax exempt.

He said government will ensure that the new minimum wage is implemented by employers.