National Council of Minimum Wage
The National Minimum Wage Council is an instance of representation and participation in the Ministry of Labor and Social Security of El Salvador. It is composed of seven members, three representing the public (state), two representing labour, and two representing management an employers. Its main function is to formulate and define the national minimum wage policy by setting the minimum wage amount. Among its powers are the elaboration and proposal of the updates to the salary rates based on the cost of living and other factors legislated in the Law of Wages. Its members are held to listen to the recommendations issued by the National Council for Economic Planning and Coordination.
Formalization: is the innovation embedded in the constitution or legislation, in an administrative act, or not formalized at all?
Frequency: how often does the innovation take place: only once, sporadically, or is it permanent or regular?
Mode of Selection of Participants: is the innovation open to all participants, access is restricted to some kind of condition, or both methods apply?
Type of participants: those who participate are individual citizens, civil society organizations, private stakeholders or a combination of those?
Decisiveness: does the innovation takes binding, non-binding or no decision at all?
Co-governance: is there involvement of the government in the process or not?
- embedded in the constitution/legislation
- Mode of selection of participants
- Type of participants
- civil society private stakeholders
- democratic innovation yields a binding decision