Hubei Raises Minimum Wage Levels and Social Benefits

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May 11 – The Hubei provincial government has raised monthly minimum wage levels, effective from May 1.

The notice, which was issued April 25, adjusts the minimum wage standards to between RMB900 and RMB600 and the minimum hourly wage to between RMB9 and RMB6.5 dependent on the city.

The notice also states that social security fees, housing funds, overtime wages and allowances or subsidies for meals, transportation and for working in special work environments or conditions such as night shifts, high temperatures or working underground should not be regarded as components of standard minimum wage.