Economy October 8, 2019 | 9:30 am

Major sugar group raises workers wages 21%

Santo Domingo.- The Workers Union of the Sugar Industry Consortium (CAEI) on Mon. signed the collective bargaining agreement that will govern labor relations between the company and employees in the next three years.

According to a statement, under the agreement, workers covered by the agreement will receive a salary increase of 21% in that period.

The agreement maintains the conditions that the company will pay workers a stimulus bonus for meeting the goals of milling and sugar production, each period of the next three cane harvests.