December 25, 2018 / 8:35 AM / 3 months ago

Turkey raises minimum wage about 26 percent to 2,020 lira: labour minister

FILE PHOTO: Turkish lira banknotes are pictured at a currency exchange office in Istanbul, Turkey August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Murad Sezer/File Photo

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey will increase the minimum wage by 26 percent in 2019, for a monthly minimum wage of 2,020 lira ($381), the labour minister said on Tuesday.

Zehra Zumrut Selcuk made the announcement at a briefing that was broadcast live on television.

($1 = 5.2960 liras)

Writing by Ezgi Erkoyun; Editing by David Dolan

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