Bus drivers earn more than minimum wage, consultation told
25 May, 2019, 2:17 am
BUS drivers working for a company in Labasa are earning more than the minimum wage proposed for Public Service Vehicle drivers, a national minimum wage rate consultation in the northern town heard yesterday.
In a meeting with Minister for Employment Parveen Kumar, employees of Parmod Enterprises Limited (PEL) said the proposed minimum wage rate of $3.50 needs to be increased.
Bus driver of 45 years Asgar Ali said PSV drivers in the company were getting more than the $3.50 proposed at the consultation.
More details on this story in today’s edition of The Fiji Times.