Monday, June 24, 2013

400 big companies to delay minimum wage.

More than 400 big companies have received the green light to postpone the implementation of minimum wage of RM900 a month until Dec 31.
Human Resource Minister Datuk Richard Riot said the postponement was made due to various reasons, including the financial capability of the companies to implement the minimum wage, announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak previously.
"Overall, all the private sector agreed and did not protest against the decision of the government to implement minimum wage but they asked for flexibility due to certain reasons.