Bangi MP forwards 8 points for labour reform

Bangi lawmaker Ong Kian Ming has suggested a lower minimum wage of RM1, 400 for rural areas to enable small companies to cope with the sudden increase in labour costs. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, March 22, 2022.

ONG Kian Ming wants the government to be more comprehensive in its approach to introducing the minimum monthly wage of RM1,500 in May, and has given eight suggestions.

The former international trade and industry deputy minister said the suggestions could be made part of the country’s labour market reforms policy and would help smaller firms that will face a huge jump in their operation costs.

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