Seeking increase to hourly rate is not playing politics: NFP

NFP leader Professor Biman Prasad says seeking an increase of a minimum wage of $5 an hour was not playing politics but an attempt to enhance the livelihood of our ordinary people. Picture: FT FILE

NATIONAL Federation Party (NFP) leader Professor Biman Prasad says Attorney-General and Economy Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum is demeaning workers earning a minimum wage by accusing the opposition of “politicising” the issue of their pay. In a statement yesterday, Prof Prasad claimed Mr Sayed-Khaiyum’s habit was to sidetrack from the fundamental issues when he was unable to […]

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