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Costa Rica hikes minimum wage 0.5 percent

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

All private sector minimum wages in Costa Rica will increase 0.5 percent beginning July 1, 2016, the Costa Rican Ministry of Labor said.

Approved June 15 by the National Wages Council, the 0.5 percent increase will apply to the minimum wages for all sectors except for the domestic worker sector, which is to increase by 2 percent July 1.

Source: Bloomberg BNA