CORPORATE  PRESS  RELEASES  (INDIA)  referral newsdesk , January 01,2014 SOURCE  ::  http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-devyani-khobragade-row-salary-of-embassy-staff-based-upon-prevailing-local-wages-says-us-1943676 The US has said that the salary of its embassy staff in countries around the world is based on prevailing wages in conjunction with the local laws. "Generally, compensation plans for locally employed staff at US Missions abroad are based upon prevailing wage rates and compensation practices for corresponding types of positions in the employment locality," a State Department Spokesperson said ...