INFORMATION for Talent Corp. Malaysia…..
Malaysian Doctors in UMMC (UM) with 20 yrs contract as Training Lecturers (eligible to apply only after finishing TWO YEARS’ training as House Officers) are paid RM 1500 per month only, with Increment of RM 1.00 per year. If resigned any time before finishing 20 yrs contract, need to pay heavy penalty of RM 400,000.00. No wonder there is BRAIN DRAIN. Talent Corp. Malaysia should just disband if cannot change this kind of stupid pay scale.
Please just look at the following news in the Star today: Effective Nov 1, the minimum monthly wage for Indian maid (in Malaysia) is RM1,400 and RM850 for plantation workers. It also set the minimum wage of RM800 for restaurant, construction and general workers.
FYI, Singapore government is calling Malaysian Fresh Graduates (of course mainly Chinese only) for House Officer with about RM 9000.00 per month. (Actually Singapore dollar 3000 per month, one free lap-top computer with full facilitied staff-rooms.
Source: Star Online news – “New minimum wages for Indian labourers in Malaysia next month”
Effective Nov 1, the minimum monthly wage for Indian maid is RM1,400 and RM850 for plantation workers.
It also set the minimum wage of RM800 for restaurant, construction and general workers.
In a statement, the High Commission stated that it is mandatory for all Malaysian employers to fill up the Employment Contract according to the revised guideline.
“Contracts which are below the minimum wage will not be endorsed by the High Commission,” it said.
“It will also be mandatory for Malaysian employers to have each employment contract attested by the Indian High Commission prior to the submission of the contract and other documents to the Protector General of Emigrants in India.”
Reference: Expat Singapore Message Board
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