Minimum Wage – Biscuit, Confectionary and Chocolate Manufacturing Trade in non-mechanized factories

  • Valid in January 2020
  • The amounts are in Sri Lanka Rupee (₨).

Job type

Per month
Class A worker (skilled) in Biscuit Manufacturing - 1st year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
14070.0
Class A worker (skilled) in Biscuit Manufacturing - 2nd year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
14220.0
Class A worker (skilled) in Biscuit Manufacturing - 3rd year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
14370.0
Class A worker (skilled) in Biscuit Manufacturing - 4th year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
14520.0
Class A worker (skilled) in Biscuit Manufacturing - 5th year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
14670.0
Class A worker (skilled) in Confectionary Manufacturing - 1st year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
14070.0
Class A worker (skilled) in Confectionary Manufacturing - 2nd year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
14220.0
Class A worker (skilled) in Confectionary Manufacturing - 3rd year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
14370.0
Class A worker (skilled) in Confectionary Manufacturing - 4th year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
14520.0
Class A worker (skilled) in Confectionary Manufacturing - 5th year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
14670.0
Class B worker (Semi-skilled) in Biscuit Manufacturing - 1st year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
13507.0
Class B worker (Semi-skilled) in Biscuit Manufacturing - 2nd year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
13632.0
Class B worker (Semi-skilled) in Biscuit Manufacturing - 3rd year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
13757.0
Class B worker (Semi-skilled) in Biscuit Manufacturing - 4th year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
13882.0
Class B worker (Semi-skilled) in Biscuit Manufacturing - 5th year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
14007.0
Class B worker (Semi-skilled) in Confectionary Manufacturing - 1st year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
13507.0
Class B worker (Semi-skilled) in Confectionary Manufacturing - 2nd year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
13632.0
Class B worker (Semi-skilled) in Confectionary Manufacturing - 3rd year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
13757.0
Class B worker (Semi-skilled) in Confectionary Manufacturing - 4th year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
13882.0
Class B worker (Semi-skilled) in Confectionary Manufacturing - 5th year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
14007.0
Class C worker (unskilled) in Biscuit Manufacturing - 1st year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
13000.0
Class C worker (unskilled) in Biscuit Manufacturing - 2nd year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
13100.0
Class C worker (unskilled) in Biscuit Manufacturing - 3rd year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
13200.0
Class C worker (unskilled) in Biscuit Manufacturing - 4th year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
13300.0
Class C worker (unskilled) in Biscuit Manufacturing - 5th year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
13400.0
Class C worker (unskilled) in Confectionary Manufacturing - 1st year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
13000.0
Class C worker (unskilled) in Confectionary Manufacturing - 2nd year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
13100.0
Class C worker (unskilled) in Confectionary Manufacturing - 3rd year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
13200.0
Class C worker (unskilled) in Confectionary Manufacturing - 4th year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
13300.0
Class C worker (unskilled) in Confectionary Manufacturing - 5th year
Minimum wage with effect from Oct 01, 2018.
13400.0

Working Hours

  • Days per week specified: 6.0
  • Hours per week specified: 45
  • Overtime is paid at One and Half times the normal hourly rate of wage.
    Holiday pay for work on weekends (Sundays) and public holidays is paid for at a higher rate 1 1/2 times the daily rate or double the rate of remuneration.

Definitions

Bonuses e.g. project, attendance, festival would vary from company to company.

Source

According to legislation to be presented in Parliament shortly, the national minimum monthly wage for all workers in any industry or service will be Rs. 10,000, while the national minimum daily wage of a worker will be Rs. 400. Once the law is enacted, it will be mandatory for employers in all industry or service to pay the national minimum wage which should be the wage of a worker after deduction of all contributions of whatsoever nature. The law will come into operation with retrospective effect from January 1, 2016.

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