Chilean Congress Approves 6% Increase in Minimum Wage
Chile’s Congress approved a government bill late yesterday that will raise the monthly minimum wage to 193,000 pesos ($396), an increase of 6 percent without taking inflation into account, the Senate press office said in a statement posted on its website.
The legislation takes effect retroactively from July 1, according to the text of the bill. Chile’s Congress generally raises the minimum wage every year.
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