(DALIANNEWS)- The port city of Dalian applies the new minimum wage standard from January 1 this year, according to the report on Monday.
The minimum monthly salary will be increased from 1,530 yuan to 1,620 yuan in Zhongshan district, Xigang district, Shahekou district, Ganjingzi district, Lvshunkou district, Changhai town and other pilot areas, and the minimum hourly wage will also be increased from 15 yuan to 16 yuan in the areas mentioned above.
The minimum monthly salary will be increased from 1,430 yuan to 1,520 yuan with an average increase of 6 percent in Pulandian, Wafangdian and Zhuanghe, which are county-level cities of Dalian, and the minimum hourly wage will also be increased from 14 yuan to 15 yuan in these areas.
The minimum wage standard was established in Dalian in 1995. After the adjustment for several times in the past years, the highest standard of the minimum monthly salary has reached 1,620 yuan in 2018 from 220 yuan in 2015.