Zambia -Govt to devise sector-based minimum wage -March 28, 2013

Labour Commissioner Cecilia Kamanga says government is considering ways of devising a sector based minimum wage in the construction sector following concerns over the lack of a minimum wage from some stakeholders.

Ministry of Labour and Social Security is still consulting relevant stakeholders before it can implement sector based minimum wages. “We may not come up with sector based minimum wages in all the sectors at the same time. We may start with the construction sector.