Provide data on errant contractors, labour group says on minimum wage
Workers such as cleaners and security guards at government facilities are owed about RM3,600, MTUC says.
Govt trying to identify best model for living wage, says minister
Human Resources Minister V Sivakumar says the government is studying a proposal by the central bank on the implementation of a living wage.
Living wage, the way forward?
When Malaysians can secure high-skilled, high-income employment within their country, they will be less likely to seek better job opportunities elsewhere.
Clinics, security firms among over 120 companies not paying RM1,500 minimum wage
The most common excuse is that they are old contractors whose tenders were issued before the minimum wage was gazetted.
Minimum wage hike, cause for celebration or ill-timed move?
To increase the minimum wage at this juncture may jeopardise the efforts of employers to revive their businesses following the Covid-19 pandemic.
Bosses with under 5 workers exempted from minimum wage rule until year-end
This does not apply to employers in professional fields, who must pay the minimum salary of RM1,500 regardless of how many workers they have.
Some sectors to be given flexibility in minimum wage, says minister
Affected workers include those who earn an income by doing odd jobs, as well as companies with fewer than five workers and those facing huge losses such as the hospitality and tourism sectors.
Govt should honour GE14 ‘wage contract’ with workers
Politicians are urged to honour their promises and announce the new minimum wage order in accordance with their manifesto text.
China enforces minimum wage for delivery riders amid crackdown on mega tech
Food delivery and other big tech company shares lost billions of dollars on the news.
The long climb up the food chain for fresh grads
With the economy still reeling from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, experts see no immediate solution for fresh graduates seeking 'adequate' pay.