minimum wage

Textile Manufacturing Boost for Honduras

Textile Manufacturing Boost for Honduras

The Central American Republic of Honduras has approved setting up new textile units for creating thousands of employment opportunities in the north of the country. Under the ‘maquiladora’, sometimes also called ‘maquila’, arrangement, manufacturing plants import and assemble duty-free components for export. Plant owners take advantage of low-cost labor and pay duty only on 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 […]

Minimum Wage Discussion Set for January 5th

Negotiations to determine the minimum wage percentage increase for the year 2012, will be held on Thursday, January 5th, in the capital of Tegucigalpa. The working class in Honduras can expect to achieve an increase of approximately ten percent for the year. Daniel Durón, Secretary General of the General Workers Center of Honduras (CGTH), reported […]

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 […]

FNRP, Unionists and Teachers Protest

Labor unions, educational organizations, and the National Front of Popular Resistance, [FNRP] in Honduras met on Thursday at 8 am at the headquarters of the Workers Union of the Beverage Industry (STIBYS), located in Las Brisas, Comayagüela, where they marched to obstruct traffic on the Military Boulevard. The groups carried out strikes throughout the country […]

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