Raise min wage for blue-collar workers to RM1,500, white-collar to RM2,500, Muar MP proposes

KUALA LUMPUR: The minimum wage for blue-collar jobs should be increased to RM1,500 while white-collar jobs should be set at RM2,500 under Budget 2022, says Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman (Independent-Muar).

“I’m proposing the government to increase the minimum wage to at least RM1,500 and for white-collar workers, the minimum should be RM2,500, according to estimates issued by Bank Negara Malaysia in 2019,” he said.

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