The Sindh Minimum Wage Board has announced an increase in the monthly wages of skilled and unskilled factory workers in the province.
According to the details, Chairman Sindh Minimum Wage Board, Zulfiqar Ali Nizamani, announced that minimum monthly wage for skilled workers in the province has been increased to Rs. 33,280.
Meanwhile, the minimum wage for unskilled workers will now be Rs. 32,000. Furthermore, Nizamani stated that factory owners are obligated to pay the minimum wages to workers. However, they can submit any objections against the decision within 14-days.
Moreover, the Chairman Sindh Minimum Wage Board said that action will be taken against those who do not pay the minimum wages to workers.
Earlier, the Sindh High Court (SHC) also ordered the enforcement of minimum wage fixed by the provincial government. In its order, the SHC told the government to set a minimum wage of Rs. 25,000 for sanitary workers.
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