Private Sector to Get 5.1% Pay Raise
Workers in the private sector in Costa Rica will get a 5.1% pay raise at the beginning of next year, according to a statement from the Union of Private Sector Chambers and Associations (UCCAEP).
These salary adjustments were agreed upon Oct. 25 during a meeting of union, Labor Ministry and private sector representatives. Raises will go into effect Jan. 1, 2008.
About 1.6 million Costa Ricans work in the private sector.
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