Isle Of Man / Ellan Vannin

Isle of Man minimum wage increase considered

The Isle of Man government is to consider proposals to increase the minimum wage from October.

The move, which would see the amount increased from £6.20 to £6.40 an hour, has been put forward after a review by the department of economic development.

The changes would apply to Isle of Man workers over the age of 18.

Economic development minister, John Shimmin said he hopes the changes "will providing an incentive to those who are able to work to seek employment".

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