Costa Concordia Honduran Employees Returning Soon

The first of seventeen Hondurans shipwrecked almost one week ago off the coast of Giglio, Italy, has returned to Honduras. Rolando Argueta had been working aboard the cruise ship Costa Concordia, and was greeted last night with hugs and tears by his mother, Delia Melgar. Argueta expressed that the tragedy was, “like the film the […]

2012 Minimum Wage Agreement for Honduras

The Government will publish the new minimum wage standard in the official journal, La Gaceta in the coming days. The wage scale is effective from January 1, 2012. An agreement was signed by Santiago Ruiz, the President of the Honduran Council of Private Enterprise (Cohep); the representative of employers to the Tripartite Commission, Benjamín Bográn […]

Formula for Minimum Wage Requested

The authorities of the National Association of Industrialists (Andi -Asociación Nacional de Industriales) will attend a meeting of the Social and Economic Council (CES – Consejo Económico y Social) to defend the position that the new minimum wage should be set by a formula produced by a consultant of the International Labor Organization (Organización Internacional […]