Released yesterday, in the Official Gazette, No. 42, Decree No. 500 on the appointment of the official minimum wage for users and workers in the private sector and give increased cost of living, which raises the minimum to 500 thousand pounds, to be increased to pay 200 thousand pounds Cgla living withretroactive effect, as of 1/5/2008 to pay the amounts accumulated by this effect at once. Also issued Decree No. 501 on amending the daily transportation allowance for users and workers subject to the labor law, six thousand pounds each working day to eight thousand pounds.