Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Labour Day Announcement: Minimum Wage for Private Sector
This is an excerpt taken from the Sun Daily (Malaysia) dated 1st May 2012 A minimum wage of RM900 a month has been set for private sector workers in Peninsular Malaysia while their counterparts in Sabah and Sarawak will take home RM800 a month. This works out to RM4.33 per hour for those in the Peninsular while employees in Sarawak, Sabah and Federal Territory of Labuan are to be paid a minimum of RM3.85 per hour. The amount is applicable to all sectors except for workers in the domestic sector such as maids and gardeners.