Minimum Wages in Ghana with effect from 01-01-2017
Last update: 28-12-2016
Currency: GHS (GH Cedi)
Minimum Wage per Day
Hours per day specified: 8
Notes / Footnote
In the Labour Act 651, every worker is entitled to be paid his or her remuneration for public holidays.
Where a worker in an undertaking works after the hours of work fixed by the rules of that undertaking, the additional hours done shall be regarded as overtime work. Notwithstanding, a worker may be required to work beyond the fixed hours of work without additional pay in certain exceptional circumstances including accident threatening human lives or the very existence of the undertaking.
In any undertaking every worker is entitled to not less than fifteen working days leave with full pay in any calender year of continuous service.
Monthly minimum wage figures are calculated as daily minimum wage × 27 days