Economist: RM1,200 minimum wage still below living wage in Klang Valley

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  • Monday, 28 Oct 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A minimum wage of RM1,200 per month for a single adult living in the Klang Valley is still below the estimated living wage, says economist Professor Dr Yeah Kim Leng.

The academic at Sunway University's Business School told Bernama it was likely that such individuals would need to have a supplementary income source to make ends meet, either by doing two jobs or deriving income from a side business.

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