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Burundi - Minimum Wages - 2011


LAST UPDATE

12 May 2011.
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SOURCES


Name of Act

Ministerial Order n. 650/11/88, from 30 April 1988 stating the interprofessional minimum wage.

Name of Act

Labour Code, Decree-law n. 1-037, 07/07/1993.

MINIMUM WAGE FIXING


Procedure


Government decides after tripartite or bipartite body discussions/recommendations

Orders from the minister in charge of Labour issues shall be issued, after having consulted the National Labour Council, shall establish:

a) The wage zones and minimum interprofessional basic wage;
b) The minimum increase for overtime work and for night work, as well as for work performed during weekly rest days and holidays;
c) Increase for seniority.
Labour Code, Decree-law n. 1-037, 07/07/1993. §74(3)

Criteria


Cost of living

The minimum wage amount are calculated taking into account a way to assure workers a convenient life level, considering the current economic conjuncture.
Ministerial Order n. 650/11/88, from 30 April 1988 stating the interprofessional minimum wage. §1

Economic development

The minimum wage amount are calculated taking into account a way to assure workers a convenient life level, considering the current economic conjuncture.
Ministerial Order n. 650/11/88, from 30 April 1988 stating the interprofessional minimum wage. §1

Level


Minimum wage level(s) in national currency

160 Burundian Francs per day, for those in the urban areas of Gitega and Bujumbura;
150 Burundian Francs per day, for those in rural area.
Ministerial Order n. 650/11/88, from 30 April 1988 stating the interprofessional minimum wage. §2

Rate of payment

The salary shall be calculated by the hour, the day, the week or the month, no matter the periodicity of the payment.
Labour Code, Decree-law n. 1-037, 07/07/1993. §79

» Hourly

The ministerial order states that the minimum wage can be paid hourly, but does not set forth the precise amount.
Ministerial Order n. 650/11/88, from 30 April 1988 stating the interprofessional minimum wage. §4

» Daily

160 Burundian Francs per day, for those in the urban areas of Gitega and Bujumbura;
150 Burundian Francs per day, for those in rural area.
Ministerial Order n. 650/11/88, from 30 April 1988 stating the interprofessional minimum wage. §2

» Weekly

The ministerial order states that the minimum wage can be paid weekly, but does not set forth the precise amount.
Ministerial Order n. 650/11/88, from 30 April 1988 stating the interprofessional minimum wage. §4

» Monthly

The monthly minimum wage must be at least 200 times the hourly minimum wage.
Ministerial Order n. 650/11/88, from 30 April 1988 stating the interprofessional minimum wage. §5

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