Wednesday, February 1

Rs17,500 minimum wage fixed for unskilled workers

KARACHI:A notification issued by Zahid Hussain Khemtio, Chairman, Minimum Wages Board, the Sindh government has fixed minimum wage of Rs17,500 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.


The Sindh Minimum Wages Board chairman said in a statement issued on Wednesday that if anyone had a complaint in this regard, one should call and lodge any complaint at 021-99211344 and 03003013110, and action would 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.