Committee for Employment & Social Security - P.2016/38
The States are asked to decide:-
Whether, after consideration of "Amendments to statutory minimum wage arrangements to come into force on 1st January 2017", dated 5th September 2016, they are of the opinion:-
To approve, pursuant to section 31(3) of the Minimum Wage (Guernsey) Law, 2009 ("the Law"), the Minimum Wage (Prescribed Rates and Qualifications) (Guernsey) Regulations, 2016 (as set out in Appendix 2 to this Report), which, pursuant to sections 1(3) and 3(1) of the Law prescribe the hourly minimum wage rates set out below with effect from 1 January 2017:-
- adult minimum wage rate: £7.20 per hour (for workers aged 18 and over), and
- young person's minimum wage rate: £6.50 per hour (for workers aged 16 and 17).
The above Proposition has been submitted to Her Majesty's Procureur for advice on any legal or constitutional implications in accordance with Rule 4(1) of the Rules of Procedure of the States of Deliberation and their Committees.