As millions of Peruvians celebrated Labor Day on Sunday, May 1st, they also had something else to celebrate: an increase in the minimum wage!
Starting on May 1st, President Ollanta Humala declared a new minimum monthly wage of S/. 850. The minimum wage used to be S/. 750, so it saw an increase of S/. 100.
Humala announced this good news while attending a meeting of Trabaja Peru. The meeting took place in Puno on March 30th. (more…)