December 18, the sitting of the NA Standing Committee on Budget, Financial and Economic Management was held chaired by Aram Grigoryan.
Minister of Finance Arthur Harutyunyan submitted to the committee for discussion a package of draft laws: «On Amendments to the Law "On Minimum Monthly Salary "», «On Addenda and Amendments to the Law On «Remuneration of Public Officials"» and «Amendments to the Law "On Enforcement of Judicial Acts".»
In the package of draft laws it is recommended to increase the minimum monthly salary from 55000 AMD to 68000 AMD, while also increasing the minimum hourly rate for employees paid on piece-rate and hourly forms of payment.
The deputies asked the Minister questions regarding the criteria for calculating the minimum wage, allowances issued as a result of job evaluation.
The Committee discussed and endorsed the draft.