USDOL approves CNMI wage survey


CNMI – The U.S. Department of Labor has approved the CNMI Occupational Wage Survey submitted a few weeks ago. This survey covers 84 different occupations across different sectors in the Commonwealth.

CNMI Gov. Ralph DLG Torres received a letter from the federal labor department last week.

In a statement, the Torres said he is extremely thankful to the federal labor department for the expedited review and approval of the CNMI Occupational Wage Survey.

He said the hard work put forward by the CNMI business community in completing this first survey was justly rewarded. He said the survey is a good thing for the CNMI economy and is a necessary part of ensuring the Commonwealth achieves economic growth and organic wage increases for its workers.