Tuesday, May 1, 2012


THE minimum wage for the private sector has been set at RM900, or RM4.33 an hour, for the peninsula and RM800, or RM3.85 an hour, for Sabah, Labuan and Sarawak.
In announcing this last night, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said this was in preparation for Malaysia morphing into a high-income nation.
He said the new minimum wage scale would cover all economic sectors, except for domestic services, involving maids and gardeners.
“Once the Minimum Wage Order is gazetted, employers will be given six months to implement it.

Read more: Minimum wage cheer for workers - Top News - New Straits Times http://www.nst.com.my/top-news/minimum-wage-cheer-for-workers-1.79469

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