KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 (Bernama) -- The Minimum Wage Order 2012, which was
gazetted today, will take effect on Jan 1 for employers who employ six workers
For employers, who employ five workers or less, the date of enforcement will
be on July 1 next year, said a statement from the Human Resource Ministry.
It said the commencement date also applied to employers who were carrying
out professional activities classified under the Malaysian Standard
Classification of Occupations (MASCO) regardless of the number of employees.
The Minimum Wage Order 2012 was gazetted in accordance with Subsection 23
(1) of National Wage Consultation Council 2011.
Further information on the gazette entitled the ''Minimum Wage Order 2012
P.U. (A) 214/2012 can be referred to at www.federalgazette.agc.gov.my.
According to the gazette, the minimum wage rate was fixed at RM900 per month
or RM4.33 per hour for the peninsular and RM800 per month or RM3.85 per hour for
Sabah and Sarawak.
FBR HS MB