Offer migrant workers a better deal

Josh Hong

It is high time the government and society realised that we must pay migrant workers’ wages that will enable them to live a decent life, instead of keeping them at the lower rungs of society. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, November 8, 2021.

RECENTLY, the Taiwanese government announced that the minimum wage in the country would be raised from NT$24,000 (RM3,600) a month to NT$25,250, starting January 2022.

It would make it more than three times higher than Malaysia’s minimum wage, which remains pathetically at RM1,200.

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