Remarks: The Act does not apply to workers with permanent employment in the public administration or to workers in the marine fleet and maritime fisheries. Act No. N° 2004-015 to establish a Labour Code §1
Government decides after tripartite or bipartite body discussions/recommendations
A decree, enacted after consultation with the National Labour, Employment and Social Security Council, shall establish the rate of the minimum wage. The decree shall establish: - rates of deduction applicable to workers under the age of 18 years; - different rates for agricultural activities.
In the lack of collective agreements or in their silence, orders from the Minister of Labour, enacted after consultation with the National Labour, Employment and Social Security Council, shall establish the professional categories and their respective minimum wage.
Labour Code §195, 197
The minimum wage applies to all workers in both agricultural and non-agricultural establishments.
Labour Code §1, 195
Minimum wage level(s) in national currency
The minimum wage is of 21,150 ouguiya.
Human Rights Report - Mauritania p. 31
For the purposes of the present article, in-kind payment and eventual accessories of the salary having the character of compliments of the salary shall be taken into acount for the calculation of the salary, with the exception of the payment due for the performance of overtime or reimbursements of expenses.
Labour Code §196(2)
Every employer is prohibited to pay to a worker a salary inferior to the minimum wage.
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