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Minimum Wage Advisory Committee

Membership

As per Section 21 of the Labour Law (2011 Revision) Cabinet established the Minimum Wage Advisory Committee (MWAC) to carry out the necessary research and recommend a minimum wage or wages for the Cayman Islands. The MWAC is made up of 12 members with equal representation of employers, employees and independent members and is supported by ex-officio members from the Civil Service.

    Independent Representatives:   
  • Mr. Lemuel Hurlston – Chair
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  • Mr. Nicolas Joseph – Deputy Chair - Caymanian Bar Association
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  • Mr. Adolphus Laidlow - Senior Economist, Economics and Statistics Office
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  • Ms. Annette Murphy – University College of the Cayman Islands
    Employee Representatives:   
  • Mrs. Andrea Williams – Business and Professional Women’s Club
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  • Mr. Stephen Tatum – Cayman Brac and Little Cayman Representative
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  • Ms. Lauren Langlois – Female Youth Representative
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  • Mr. Pierre Connolly – Male Youth Representative
    Employer Representatives:   
  • Mr. Ian Pairaudeau – Cayman Contractor’s Association
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  • Mr. Woody Foster – Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce
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  • Ms. Ahisha Bodden – Cayman Islands Society of Human Resources Professionals
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  • Mrs. Danielle Wolfe – Cayman Islands Tourism Association
    Ex-Officio Members   
  • Mr. Mario Ebanks - Director, Department of Labour and Pensions, or his designate
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  • Ms. Linda Evans - Chief Immigration Officer, Immigration Department, or her designate       
    Mr. Bruce Smith, Deputy Chief Immigration Officer
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  • Mr. Philip Scott, Senior Policy Advisor Human Capital Development, MEE&GA
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  • Ms. Tammy Ebanks, Acting Deputy Chief Officer/Senior Policy Officer (Gender Affairs), MEE&GA (Ministry Liaison)
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  • Mrs. Kimberly Kirkconnell - Policy Analyst, MEE&GA (Secretary)

MWAC’s Final Report

The MWAC’s final “Report on Establishing a Minimum Wage Regime in the Cayman Islands” was submitted to the Government in March 2015. Please see here for a copy of the report, and submit any comments on the report via the contact details listed below.

Speaking Notes Delivered by MWAC Chair- Press Conference 9th April 2015

Report on Establishing a Minimum Wage Regime in the Cayman Islands
The MWAC’s final “Report on Establishing a Minimum Wage Regime in the Cayman Islands” was submitted to the Government in March 2015.
Speaking Notes Delivered by MWAC Chair- Press Conference 9th April 2015
Speaking Notes Delivered by MWAC Chair- Press Conference 9th April 2015

Contact information:

Address all correspondence to the Secretary of the Minimum Wage Advisory Committee

Mail:
c/o Ministry of Education, Employment & Gender Affairs
Government Administration Building, Box 108
Grand Cayman, KY1-9000
Email:minimumwage@gov.ky
Phone: (345) 244-3151