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Private-sector workers seek 4 percent salary increase

October 16, 2012

Salary negotiations for private-sector workers are set to begin Tuesday between Labor Ministry officials and union representatives.

Negotiations will determine a salary raise for the first half of 2013. Workers are seeking a 4 percent increase on monthly salaries.

They also are asking for an additional 1 percent increase for employees earning minimum wage.

The National Salary Council will review the proposal, as well as an additional proposal from employers, expected on Oct. 22.

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