There in no national
minimum wage in Barbados, rather there is Minimum Wage for Shop
Assistants. The definition of a Shop Assistant as found in the Shops
Act, Cap 356A is “any person, except a member of the
occupier’s family, wholly or mainly employed in a shop in connection
with the serving of customers, the receipt of money or orders for goods,
or delivery or dispatch of goods”.
The current minimum wage for shop assistants is $6.25 per hour and is
regularly used as a guideline across the country in setting wages.