MINIMUM WAGES ORDER 2020

National Wages Consultative Council Act 2011

10 January 2020
P.U. (A) 5

Minimum Wages Order 2020

IN exercise of the powers conferred by section 23 of the National Wages Consultative Council Act 2011 [Act 732], the Minister makes the following order:

1. Citation and commencement

(1) This order may be cited as the Minimum Wages Order 2020.

(2) This Order comes into operation on 1 February 2020.

2. Non-application

This Order shall not apply to a domestic servant as defined under subsection 2(1) of the Employment Act 1955 [Act 265], subsection 2(1) of the Sabah Labour Ordinance [Cap. 67] and subsection 2(1) of the Sarawak Labour Ordinance [Cap. 76].

3. Definition

In this Order, “place of employment” has the meaning assigned thereto by subsection 2(1) of the Employment Act 1955, subsection 2(1) of the Sabah Labour Ordinance and subsection 2(1) of the Sarawak Labour Ordinance.

4. Minimum wages rates in the City Council or Municipal Council areas

The minimum wages rates payable to an employee who works in a place of employment in any City Council or Municipal Council areas as specified in the Schedule shall be as follows:

Minimum wages rates in the City Council or Municipal Council areas

5. Rate of wages for employee paid based only on piece rate, tonnage, etc. in the City Council or Municipal Council areas

In relation to an employee who works in a place of employment in any City Council or Municipal Council areas as specified in the Schedule and is not paid basic wages but is paid wages based only on piece rate, tonnage, task, trip or commission, the rate of monthly wages payable to the employee shall not be less than RM1,200.00.

6. Minimum wages rates in areas other than the City Council or Municipal Council areas

The minimum wages rates payable to an employee who works in a place of employment in any areas other than the City Council or Municipal Council areas as specified in the Schedule shall be as follows:

Minimum wages rates in areas other than the City Council or Municipal  Council areas

7. Rate of wages for employee paid based only on piece rate, tonnage, etc. in areas other than the City Council or Municipal Council areas

In relation to an employee who works in a place of employment in any areas other than the City Council or Municipal Council areas as specified in the Schedule and is not paid basic wages but is paid wages based only on piece rate, tonnage, task, trip or commission, the rate of monthly wages payable to the employee shall not be less than RM1,100.00.

8. Revocation

The Minimum Wages Order 2018 [P.U. (A) 265/2018] is revoked.

A. City Council areas

  1. Johor Bahru

  2. Iskandar Puteri

  3. Alor Setar

  4. Melaka Bersejarah

  5. Pulau Pinang

  6. Seberang Perai

  7. Ipoh

  8. Shah Alam

  9. Petaling Jaya

  10. Kuala Terengganu

  11. Kuching Utara

  12. Kuching Selatan

  13. Miri

  14. Kota Kinabalu

  15. Kuala Lumpur

  16. Seremban


B. Municipal Council areas

  1. Batu Pahat

  2. Kluang

  3. Kulai

  4. Muar

  5. Segamat

  6. Pasir Gudang

  7. Kulim

  8. Sungai Petani

  9. Langkawi

  10. Kubang Pasu

  11. Kota Bharu

  12. Alor Gajah

  13. Jasin

  14. Hang Tuah Jaya

  15. Port Dickson

  16. Jempol

  17. Kuantan

  18. Temerloh

  19. Bentong

  20. Manjung

  21. Kuala Kangsar

  22. Taiping

  23. Teluk Intan

  24. Kangar

  25. Ampang Jaya

  26. Kajang

  27. Klang

  28. Selayang

  29. Subang Jaya

  30. Sepang

  31. Kemaman

  32. Dungun

  33. Padawan

  34. Sibu

  35. Kota Samarahan

  36. Bintulu

  37. Sandakan

  38. Tawau

  39. Labuan

  40. Putrajaya


Made 18 December 2019

[KSM/PUU(R) 600-1/2/17/1; PN(PU2)700/IV]

M. KULASEGARAN
Minister of Human Resources

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