Wednesday, 02 May 2012 18:00
Call creates debate over the possible economic effects of raising the minimum salary.
Chile’s minimum wage debate is back in the headlines after worker groups called for the current monthly salary to be raised from US$375 to US$515 (182,000 CLP to 250,000 CLP) on International Labor Day on Tuesday. Photo by The Santiago TimesLogin to read more.
About the writer
Abigail Olmstead, a student at the University of California in Berkeley, is currently spending a year studying abroad in Chile’s Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. She studies Latin American Literature with a minor in education. She loves languages and is more than grateful to have the experience of traveling abroad in order to perfect her Spanish and see South America.