Poverty September 30, 2015 | 5:17 pm

Dominican Free Zone workers get US$22 wage hike

Santo Domingo.- Laborand management representatives in the Free Zones on Wednesday announced anagreement to raise the that sector´s minimum wage by15%, as established by the LaborMinistry´s National Salaries Committee (CNS).

Through the agreementwhich takes effect October 1, Free Zone workers would add RD$1,000 (US$22.20)monthly to their base pay, some of which are around RD$5,000 (US$111.10)monthly, although Dominican Zones Free Association (Adozona) president JoséTomás Contreras.

In a statement CNS directorFelix Hidalgo lauded the agreement on “its importance for labor peace.”

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