Minimum Wages in Sri Lanka
Below mentioned minimum wage rates are applicable for the year 2013 as well.
|Industry||Worker Category||Minimum wages|
|Plantation Sector||380 per day|
|Plus Attendance Bonus||105 per day|
|Plus productivity incentive||30 per day|
|Industrial Sector||Unskilled||6500-7500 per month|
|Semi Skilled||7000-8000 per month|
|Skilled||7500-9500 per month|
|Service Sector||Unskilled||6500-7500 per month|
|Semi Skilled||7500-8000 per month|
|Skilled||8400-9500 per month|
- There has been no change in minimum wage rates for the year 2013. Hence the rates of 2012 shall apply.
- Overtime is paid at One and Half times the normal hourly rate of wage.
- Holiday pay for work on weekends (Sundays) and public holidays is paid for at a higher rate 1 1/2 times the daily rate or double the rate of remuneration.
- Bonuses e.g. project, attendance, festival would vary from company to company. There is no statule law sourning these payments