PM Dept: Minimum wage will be RM1,050 from Jan 1

Roughly 54,000 North Korean workers are employed at the 125 South Korean firms operating in Kaesong. AFP

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia will have a uniformed minimum wage of RM1,050 per month or RM5.05 per hour starting next year.

The Prime Minister's Department said in a statement on Wednesday that the move, which will be effective starting Jan1, 2019, was made following recommendations by the National Wage Consultative Council (MPGN).

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