Tamil Diplomat

Basic salary to be increased for private sector workers

Providing a boost for private sector workers, fresh legislation will soon be finalised to increase the basic salary to Rs.10, 000 and raise private sector salaries by Rs.2,500, Minister of Labour and Trade Unions Relations W. D. J. Senewiratne told Parliament on Thursday.

The proposed bill nearing completion will make it mandatory for employers to follow it, unless they have recently increased employee