New Minimum Wages Order effective 1 May 2022; employers with less than 5 employees exempted


The commonly-anticipated Minimum amount Wages Get 2022 (“the Order”) was gazetted on 27 April 2022. The Buy, pursuant to portion 23 of the Countrywide Wages Consultative Council Act 2011, improves the minimal wage nationwide to RM1,500 from 1 May perhaps 2022. There is a momentary exemption until eventually 31 December 2022 from the raise for companies with considerably less than 5 personnel.

Additional aspects of the Purchase are set out down below.

New least wage from 1 Could 2022

From 1 May 2022, the month to month minimum wage will be improved to RM1,500 nationwide. The Get also gives minimal wage premiums for workforce paid out on a every day or hourly basis, as established out in this table:

Temporary exemption for businesses with much less than 5 personnel

There is a momentary exemption right until 31 December 2022 for companies with significantly less than five personnel. Nevertheless, this exemption does not use to employers who have out specialist actions (as categorised under the Malaysia Normal Classification of Occupations released by the Ministry of Human Methods), regardless of range of staff.

For exempted employers, the present bare minimum wage prices will go on to use, and the Get supplies that from 1 January 2023 the new minimum wage costs will apply to all employers.


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