New Minimum Wage Rates for Skilled Workers

Further to our previous alert last month on the new minimum wage, which comes into force nationwide from 1 April 2018 onwards (link), the Cabinet recently approved the new minimum wage rates for skilled workers in 16 professional branches across four industry groups as proposed by the Ministry of Labour. The new Notification of the National Wage Committee on Wage Rates According to Skills Standards No. 7 (the "Notification") is expected to be published in the Government Gazette soon and come into force 90 days after its publication.

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