Ministry of Labor Decree 10598 dated 19 October 2022

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 09:45

Decree number 10598 dated 19 October 2022 and issued in the official gazette on 20 October 2022 granted the employees subject to the Labor Law an increase of LBP 600,000 on the basic salary. The new minimum wage/salary, starting 1 October 2022, is LBP 2,600,000.

In line with this Decree, the NSSF issued Memo number 694 clarifying that the increase of LBP 600,000 to wages/salaries is effective from 1 October 2022 and this increase will be added to sickness and maternity and family allowance ceilings starting from 01 October 2022. The new ceilings of the sickness and maternity and family allowance became LBP 5,600,000 and LBP 3,425,000 respectively.