EghtesadOnline: With current wages, workers run out of money only 10 days into the month, says Ali Aslani, a member of Supreme Labor Council.
EghtesadOnline: The “salary subsidy scheme” generated 6,752 jobs for first-time workers in the last fiscal year (March 2019-20).
EghtesadOnline: On Wednesday, the Iranian Cabinet approved the June 6 decision by the Supreme Labor Council on increasing workers’ monthly housing allowance from 1 million rials [$4.38] to 3 million rials [$13.16], according to Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare Minister Mohammad Shariatmadari.
EghtesadOnline: The Supreme Labor Council has agreed to raise workers’ housing allowance from 1 million rials ($5.6) to 3 million rials ($17), the cooperatives, labor and social welfare minister said.
EghtesadOnline: Representatives of workers and employers will resume talks with Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare officials on a new agreement on the current year’s minimum wage and housing allowance on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: Workers and government employees have returned to workplaces, despite hot debates among economic analysts about the impact of new coronavirus pandemic.
EghtesadOnline: Fewer than 4% of workers in Iran enjoy job security, the employees’ representative in Supreme Labor Council said.
EghtesadOnline: As per the Supreme Labor Council's decision about rise in wages for the new Iranian year that began on March 21, minimum wage workers, those who received 11.11 million rials (about $82) last year (March 2018-19), will be paid 36.5% more in the new Iranian year, i.e. 15.16 million rials ($112) a month.
EghtesadOnline: Workers’ representative in the Supreme Labor Council, Ali Khodaei, put forward three main demands in a meeting with the newly-appointed Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare Mohammad Shariatmadari earlier this week.