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GEFONT Report: 21.7% of industries fail to pay minimum wage (kh 30/04/2024)

ecoding the minimum wage debate : While the safety of the working class should always remain a top priority, haphazardly increasing the minimum wage can have several unintended consequences, by Anjila Shrestha (nlt 06/09/2023)

Minimum wage for workers raised to Rs 17,300 (kh 18/08/2023)

Jhapa tea estate workers demand hike in wages (kh 05/08/2023)

Tea estate workers begin protest for increment in wages : The tea estate owners have not increased the daily wages in four years, citing losses incurred during the Covid-19 pandemic and the ongoing recession, post-Covid, by Arjun Rajbanshi (kp 01/08/2023)

NTUC demand minimum wage of workers be determined without delay (rep 28/07/2023)

Govt revising minimum wage rate of workers from the new FY 2023/24 (rep 17/07/2023)

Wages of trekking workers increase (ht 21/06/2023)

Govt prepares to raise minimum wage of workers (ae 20/06/2023)

Wage talks likely to be tough with economy in recession : The unions have demanded that industrial workers be paid on a par with first level office helper in the civil service, by Pawan Pandey (kp 09/06/2023)

Doctor fees could go up for second time in two years : In February 2021 the Nepal Medical Association had almost doubled the fees, by Arjun Poudel (kp 03/05/2023)

Underpaid Nepali nurses set their sights abroad : The monthly salary of nurses in most private hospitals in Nepal is in the range of Rs10,000 to Rs15,000, insiders say, by Subin Adhikari (kp 02/02/2023)

Government hikes salaries of judges and others left out in previous announcement : The pay increase comes six months after salaries of government employees were raised, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 21/01/2023)

Judges dissatisfied with pay scale (ht 21/01/2023)

Who gets the fattest check?, by Pratik Ghimire (ae 17/01/2023)

Govt forms high-level salary commission (rep 23/08/2022)

Hefty salary hike proposed for these five VVIPs! (rep 10/08/2022)

International Workers’ Day: Daily wagers struggling to survive (kh 01/05/2022)

PM employment program: workers’ daily wage hiked, insurance made compulsory (rep 20/01/2022)

Women workers in Salyan get paid less than menAuthorities say those found guilty of gender discrimination at workplace can be penalised but they have received no such complaints so far, by Biplab  Maharhan (kp 02/08/2021)

Minimum Wage For Private Workers Reaches 15,000 Per Month (rn 17/07/2021)

Inclusion Commission Chair Dr Timalsina for reviewing minimum wage to labour (kh 13/07/2021)

Wage gap between men and women persists: Report; The widest difference is in the professional category where a male worker earns Rs23,800 monthly compared to Rs12,000 for a female, by Krishana Prasain (kp 17/06/2021)

Minimum monthly wage of a worker to be increased to Rs 15,000 from next fiscal year: PM Oli (rep 02/05/2021), Minimum montly wage of workers raised 11 per cent to Rs 15,000 (ht 04/05/2021)

40pc salary increment sought for tourism workers (ht 24/03/2021)

HAN signs new agreement with trade unions Monthly salary of staffers further reduced to as low as Rs 2,000  (ht 28/01/2021)

Nepali’s average monthly salary Rs 20,000 (kh 07/10/2020)

Equal pay for equal play We must recognise the efforts of women athletes and stop treating them unfairly (kp 25/09/2020)

Remuneration dispute between employers, workers resolved (ht 30/07/2020)

Restaurants to provide employees uniform pay: Restaurant workers demand at least their basic salary, saying that the decision to cut their salaries came unilaterally, by Krishana Prasain (kp 26/07/2020)

Even shut businesses to pay 50 per cent salary to workers (ht 20/04/2020)

Constitutional bench of Supreme Court repeals provincial laws for the first time: The legislation, related to salaries that local representatives were receiving, contradicted the constitution, according to the bench, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 19/10/2019), ‘Constitution amendment needed’: ‘It will be illogical to deprive local level office bearers of their salaries’, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 20/10/2019)

Salaries remain the same, by Sukhdev Shah (rep 25/09/2019)

Retired government employees see a rise in pensions thanks to salary hike of incumbent staff: Government may have to spend additional Rs1.3 billion to cover increased pay, Pension Management Fund says, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 21/08/2019)

Women construction workers: Organising for change: More and more women construction workers are joining unions as they help with claiming compensation; Women still earn almost 30 percent  less than men for  the same work, by Feyzi Ismail (kp 17/07/2019)

CBS report brings to fore huge gender pay gap: Nepali women earn 29 per cent less than equally educated men, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 20/06/2019), Close pay gap: The government must implement the laws strictly and have all companies and organisations make public data on male, female employment and the pay gap (ht 21/06/2019)

Govt hikes salary of govt employees upto 20 pc (rep 30/05/2019)

Low wages and ill-treatment make a bitter brew for tea workers: Thousands of tea workers have gone on an indefinite strike, casting shadows on the once lucrative business, by Tsering D Gurung (kp 13/05/2019)

Basic minimum wage eludes Nepali migrant workers, by Umesh Poudel (ht 09/05/2019), Ensure basic wages: Nepal govt must start fresh talks with labour-receiving countries to guarantee basic wages to Nepali migrant workers (ht 10/05/2019)

Panauti initiatesmeasures to address gender wage gap: The municipality introduces a local law to bring  uniformity in wages for men and women from  the start of the current fiscal year, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 06/05/2019)

Only 22 percent of working-age women are employed in Nepal: There is also gender pay gap and it must close, experts say, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 02/05/2019)

Tea factories agree to pay laborers minimum wage: Ask government to fulfill their demands at the earliest, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 17/04/2019)

Manahari Rural Municipality ends gender bias on wages (ht 08/04/2019)

Workers denied minimum wage, by Maheshwar Chamling Rai (rep 17/03/2019)

Fixing a hole: Incremental changes to close the  gender wage gap are welcome (kp 12/03/2019)

Nepal’s great income divide: Nepal's growing income disparity is pushing the country towards instability and conflict, by Ramesh Kumar (nt 22/02/2019)

No extra work without extra allowances: Parliament staffers (rep 13/12/2018)

Women tea estate workers form union: Male workers in tea factories of Ilam and Panchthar get Rs 400 per day while women workers get only Rs 300 (kp 08/12/2018)

Deny staff basic pay at your peril, warns Bista (kp 07/12/2018)

Tea industrialists seek amendment to Labor Act, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 25/09/2018)

Nepal Media Society rebukes ideal wage recommendation: Umbrella body of media organisations terms the decision uncalled for (kp 17/09/2018)

Allowance cut affects lawmaking process in parliament, by Ashok Dahal (rep 06/09/2018)

Tea workers launch protest demanding implementation of minimum wage, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 06/09/2018)

Tea factories not paying minimum wage to laborers, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 28/08/2018)

Men and women to receive equal wages in Panauti, by Madhusudhan Guragain (rep 17/07/2018)

Minimum wage raised to Rs13,450 per month, by Rajesh Khanal and Dev Narayan Sah (kp 10/07/2018), Labourer’s dilemma: The increase in the minimum wage will make only a slight difference, if at all (kp 11/07/2018)

FNJ wants Rs 40k as minimum wage for journalists (kp 09/07/2018)

Salary of workers to be paid compulsorily through banking channel (ht 29/05/2018)

‘Govt preparing to raise wages’ (ht 01/05/2018), Govt to revise minimum wage of workers: The revision is in line with the Labour Act-2017 which says that minimum wages of workers should be revised every two years, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 02/05/2018)

Finance Ministry okays pay for local representatives, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 11/10/2017)

Salary, wage indices up 14.4 percent (rep 20/09/2017)

Elected local reps may not get fixed salaries (kp 10/06/2017)

NAC to hike pilot pay to stem turnover rate: If the proposal is approved, a senior pilot will earn up to Rs450,000 per month in salary and allowances, said ministry officials (kp 09/06/2017)

Bill proposes pay, perks for elected representatives, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 20/05/2017)

Nurses being paid nominal salaries by private hospitals: NNC; Montlhly pay of nurses a little more than Rs 3,000, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 28/01/2017)

Gender pay gap: What we can learn from global practices to reduce inequality in our workforce, by Tara Kanel (kp 15/01/2017)

50pc incentive boost for Law Services employees (kp 06/01/2017)

Hike in civil sector salary drives up salary, wages indices: Private sector remunerations continue to remain stagnant: NRB data (rep 31/12/2016)

Average salary goes up 14.4pc (kp 20/11/2016)

25 per cent salary hike for postal service staff (ht 23/09/2016)

Panels formed to implement minimum wage for journalists (ht 05/09/2016), Journos’ minimum wage: Media operators
express concern
(kp 10/09/2016)

Up to 20 per cent salary hike on cards for civil servants, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (kp 25/05/2016)

NMS rider for following minimum wage rule: Government must first meet 12 conditions: Media society chair (ht 24/05/2016)

Journos' wage: Media orgs object to cabinet decision (kp 07/05/2016)

Security guards warn of protests (kp 10/04/2016)

Construction workers’ wages soar nearly 13pc (kp 30/08/2015)

Poor living wage of women in informal sector discussed: Wages of women in informal sector is so low that they are not sufficient to sustain livelihood (ht 21/06/2015)

Male-female wage disparity widens (kp 01/02/2015)
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