Costa Rica's private sector salaries to rise by 6.58%
Workers in Costa Rica's private sector are about to get a 6.58 percent raise.
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Persons in this sector and those who have a "semi-qualified" employment will receive this amount plus a 4,000-colon monthly subsidy of 4,000 colons (about 7.69 dollars).
The National Wages Council has finally approved the proposal submitted by the government to set wage increases in the private sector.
Government representatives and workers approved the salary increase in the National Wages Council, to the dissent of the employers' delegates.
Public employees in Costa Rica will receive a minimum increase of 2.66% during the 2nd half of 2012.
Starting January 1, 2010, all private workers earning minimum wage must have their salaries increased 5%.
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