The government of Guyana will raise the minimum wage to GYD 60,147 beginning 1 July 2022
The government of Guyana will increase the minimum wage for private-sector workers by 36 percent beginning 1 July 2022. As a result, the minimum wage will rise from GYD 44,200 to GYD 60,147.
What are the Changes?
The government of Guyana will increase the minimum wage requirement for private-sector workers to GYD 60,147 effective 1 July 2022. The government also reinforced that workers should not exceed five days of work per week for 40 total hours. Workers who exceed 40 hours in a week must be paid at a minimum rate set out by the Hours and Holiday Act and the country’s labor laws.
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