Political Economic Digest #15 On Minimum Wage

In this issue, we will be discussing about a pertinent issue: Minimum wage.

Minimum Wage has been an issue of contention all around the world. Nepal too has faced its share of problems  due  to  minimum  wage conflicts between  labor  unions  and the  industries.  Generally, it  is believe that minimum wage help to uplift the economic well-being of the workers by making sure that they get a certain  standard  of remuneration.  By guaranteeing  a minimum  wages through legislation, governments hope to ensure that everyone gets “fair” wages for their labor. The popularity and political motives of minimum wages has left the concept uncontested  in the political discourses.

In this issue we present you readings that highlight the negative aspects of minimum wage.

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