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mildredoliphantEWN reports that Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has urged business leaders and government to finalise the national minimum wage legislation.  

She opened the 22nd National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) Annual Summit at Emperor’s Palace on Friday morning by saying that there were many challenges facing workers in the current economic climate.  Indicating that many workers were facing retrenchment and others were being exploited, Oliphant added:  “And also we want to appeal to you that you expedite the national minimum wage draft legislative amendment so that we can be able to implement what we agreed upon.”

  • This short report by Gia Nicolaides is at EWN

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