The issue of raising the minimum wage and its effect on cleaning contractors was raised by the President, Mr. Noruddin Idris in the online newspaper The Malaysian Reserve, with the title ‘Increasing minimum wage not a holistic solution’. Posted on March 21, 2022.
This was followed by Utusan Malaysia which published the views of the President, Mr Noruddin on the same issue, with the title ‘Increase in the minimum wage of the contractor’s burden’ in the Forum column of the newspaper on 26th March 2022.
Then on 5 April, another article by Mr Noruddin with the title ‘Salary rises, prices rise’ was also published in the Forum section of Utusan Malaysia. Among other things, he criticized views that said raising the minimum wage would ease the burden on the people.