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MTUC joins chorus to increase minimum wage following poverty line revision
Published:  Jul 11, 2020 4:07 AM
Updated: 4:07 AM

The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has joined the chorus urging for an increase to minimum wage following the revision of the poverty line index (PLI) from a monthly household income of RM980 to RM2,208.

“With the new PLI set at RM2,208, the government must now acknowledge that the minimum wage of RM1,100 to RM1,200, especially for urban areas, is not realistic nor in tandem with the cost of living.

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