Raise minimum wage before telling Malaysians to take up 3D jobs, says MTUC

The MTUC has urged the government to raise the minimum wage first before telling locals to take up 3D work as low pay is the main reason why Malaysians shun these jobs. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 11, 2020.

PUTRAJAYA must raise the minimum wage if it wants Malaysians to take up jobs vacated by foreigners in the current economic crisis, said the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC).

At the same time, the Perikatan Nasional (PN) government should cut the salaries of members of Parliament (MPs) appointed to government-linked companies, said the private sector union federation.

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  • Mr Solomon's arguments are founded in fact. However, raising the minimum wage to unrealistic levels, especially in these troubled times would lead to the total collapse of the economy.

    Posted 1 month ago by Simple Sulaiman