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What Should the New Minimum Wage Be?

Alex Ong, Migrant Care | Sivaranjani Manickam, Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM)

21-Mar-24 14:00

What Should the New Minimum Wage Be?

The Human Resource Minister, Steven Sim has announced that the government will review the minimum wage this year in accordance with the National Wages Consultative Council Act 2011. 

The question is, what should the new minimum wage be? How much should it increase from the current RM 1500? We speak to Alex Ong, Labour Rights Activist & Malaysian Coordinator of Migrant Care AND Sivaranjani Manickam, National Workers Bureau Coordinator, Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM). 

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Produced by: Dashran Yohan

Presented by: Dashran Yohan


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