Minimum Wage Rates in Ghana from 2000-2013
National Level Minimum Wage Rates in Ghana (year wise).
The Revised Daily Minimum Wage for the year 2013 is fixed at GHȻ5.24. The new wages came into effect from May 1, 2013. It has been increased by 17 per cent from GHȻ4.48 by the National Tripartite Committee (NTC) at the consultation of its 2013 National Daily Minimum Wage (NDMW) meeting on April 30, 2013.
|1.In the Labour Act 651, every worker is entitled to be paid his or her remuneration for public holidays.|
|2.Where a worker in an undertaking works after the hours of work fixed by the rules of that undertaking, the additional hours done shall be regarded as overtime work. Notwithstanding, a worker may be required to work beyond the fixed hours of work without additional pay in certain exceptional circumstances including accident threatening human lives or the very existence of the undertaking.|
|3.In any undertaking every worker is entitled to not less than fifteen working days leave with full pay in any calender year of continuous service.|
WageIndicator Team has checked and updated information on this page on July 2, 2013.