UN poverty report justifies need for living wage, says MTUC


MTUC secretary-general J. Solomon says the UN report on poverty in Malaysia demonstrates the need for an immediate hike in the minimum wage, dismissing government concerns about inflation as baseless excuses. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 25, 2019.

A UNITED Nations report on poverty is further justification why Malaysian workers need a living wage, said the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC).

The MTUC said the current minimum wage of RM1,100 a month could have been a major contributor to the UN findings.


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  • Constant state of denial..

    Posted 10 months ago by Kampung Boy