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Central African Republic - Minimum Wages - 2011


SOURCES


Name of Act

Labour Code, Loi No. 09.004 portant Code du Travail de la Republique Centrafricaine, of 29 January 2009

LEGAL DEFINITIONS


Employee/worker

Every natural person, no matter which sex, race, religion or nationality, who engages to provide his/her professional activity, perceiving remuneration, under the direction or authority of another natural or moral person, public or private, to be called employer.
Labour Code §3

Employer

Every natural or moral person, of public or private law, who disposes of the service of one or more workers by means of an employment contract.
Labour Code §3

Wage

Salary is the counterpart of work performed.
The remuneration comprehends the basic salary and all other advantages paid directly or indirectly in cash, or in kind, by the employer to the worker.
Labour Code §221

MINIMUM WAGE FIXING


Procedure


Government decides after tripartite or bipartite body discussions/recommendations

Orders enacted by the Minister of Labour, after consultation with the Permanent National Labour Council by the Minister of Labour, shall:
- determine the interprofessional minimum wages and the agricultural minimum wages.
Labour Code §226

Coverage


Specific minimum wage rates


» Specific minimum wage by occupation

Whenever a collective agreement does not forseen it, an order from the Minister of Labour, after having consulted the Permanent National Labour Council, shall establish:

- the minimum wage for each professional category.
Labour Code §227

» Minimum wage levels for specific categories of workers


» Piece-rate workers

The remuneration for piece-rate and task workers shall be calculated in such a way that it provides to the worker a salary at least equal to an employee working full-time, if performing an analogous job.

The minimum wages as well as the conditions of the remuneration for piece-rate and task workers shall be displayed in the employer’s bureau and in the staff pay sites.
Labour Code §228(1), 229

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