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Mauritania - Minimum Wages - 2011


SOURCES


Name of Act

Act No. N° 2004-015 to establish a Labour Code (Loi N° 2004-015 du 6 juillet 2004 portant Code du travail), dated 6 July 2004.
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Name of Act

Human Rights Report - Mauritania

MINIMUM WAGE FIXING


Procedure


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

Coverage

The minimum wage applies to all workers in both agricultural and non-agricultural establishments.
Labour Code §1, 195

Level


Minimum wage level(s) in national currency

The minimum wage is of 21,150 ouguiya.
Human Rights Report - Mauritania p. 31

In-kind allowances

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)

Enforcement mechanisms

Every employer is prohibited to pay to a worker a salary inferior to the minimum wage.
Labour Code §196(1)

Results generated on: 23rd December 2014 at 04:01:37.
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