Minimum wage for unskilled laborers fixed at Rs17,500

KARACHI: Sindh government has fixed minimum wage for unskilled laborers at Rs17,500, a statement said on Wednesday.

According to the notification issued by Zahid Hussain Khemtio, Chairman, Minimum Wages Board, the Sindh government has fixed  minimum wages of Rs. 17,500 per month for unskilled workers and under the Sindh Minimum Wages Act 2015, all industrial and commercial establishments across the province are  bound to pay the fixed wages.

Chairman Sindh Minimum Wages Board Zahid Hussain Khemtio  said in a statement that if anyone has a complaint in this regard, one should call  these numbers and can lodge one’s complaint on 021-99211344 and 03003013110 and action will be taken against the institution which does not comply with the Act on receipt of the complaint. He further said that the said law is effective from July 1, 2019.

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