Increase wage limit as per January 1, 2019

Dit item is gearchiveerd op 21-01-2019.

ORANJESTAD- The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor and the Department of Labor and Research (DAO) announces that as per January 1, 2019 the wage limit for the application of the Labor Ordinance 2013 will increase.

As of January 1, 2019, the factor for calculating the wage limit for the application of the Labor Ordinance 2013 will increase from 2.4 to 2.5.
The wage limit is determined by multiplying the minimum wage by a factor of 2.5.

Minimum wage (Awg. 1.711,15) x factor 2.5 = Awg. 4.277,88

This means that employees with a monthly salary of Awg. 4.277,88 or Awg. 51.334,56 per year or less fall under the protection of the Labor Ordinance 2013, and are entitled to the conditions specified in this ordinance, including maximum working hours per day and per week, rest days, overtime pay and paid holidays or holiday and commemoration days.