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Cameroon - Minimum Wages - 2011


SOURCES


Name of Act

Labour Code Law No. 92/007, dated 14 August 1992.

Name of Act

Cleiss Social Security Report - Cameroon

LEGAL DEFINITIONS


Wage

For the present Code, wages means, regardless the way it is calculated, the remuneration or the earnings capable of being assessed in cash and fixed, either by agreement or by regulation, which are due because of an employment contract between an employer and an employee, either because a work performed or that has to be performed, or for services provided or that have to be provided.
Labour Code §61(1)

MINIMUM WAGE FIXING


Procedure


Procedure in general

A decree, enacted upon consultation with the National Consultative Commission of the worker, shall establish an interprofessional minimum wage.
Labour Code §62(1)

Minimum wages set directly by tripartite negotiations

Professional categories and their respective salaries shall be established by a collective agreement or enterprise agreements forseen at the Title 3 of the present Code.
Labour Code §62(2)

Level


Minimum wage level(s) in national currency

"The interprofessional minimum wage is of 28.216 CFA Francs"
Cleiss Social Security Report - Cameroon p. 1

In-kind allowances

The employer shall provide accomodation to every worker who has been moved to execute an employment contract and needs to be installed in a different place other than his/her habitual residence. This accomodation shall be sufficient and decent, correspond to the worker’s family situation and respond to the conditions established by an order from the Minister of Labour, after consultation with the National Labour Consultative Comission.

If the employer is unable to provide the accomodation, s/he shall pay to the worker an indemnity of which the minimum rate and modalities of payment shall be fixed by the order mentioned above.

The employer shall provide a regular supply of food to every worker housed with his/her family by the employer, once the worker cannot pay it with his/her own means. This service shall be reimbursed. The amount of the reimbursement shall be established by the order mentioned above.

The benefits mentioned above are not due, if the salary is also not due, unless in the cases forseen by the regulations in force or if an previous agreement has been concluded about this subject by the concerned parties.
Labour Code §66

Results generated on: 22nd December 2014 at 21:37:28.
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