Minimum Wages Order (Amendment) 2018

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Minimum Wages Order (Amendment) 2018

The Minimum Wages Order (Amendment) 2018 gazette issued on November 28, 2018 will be effective on January 1, 2019 with the following amendments:

1.The minimum wages rates, standardised across the country, are as follows:

Minimum Wages Rate
Monthly Daily  Hourly
RM1,100 6 working days a week RM42.31 RM5.29
5 working days a week RM50.77
4 working days a week RM63.46

2. For employees who are not paid basic wages but based on piece rate, tonnage, task, trip or commission, their monthly wage payable shall not be less than RM1,100.

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