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KUALA LUMPUR: The Security Services Association of Malaysia (PPKKM) has requested to the government not to involve its members in the minimum wage policy due to be announced soon.
Its president Datuk Shaheen Mirza Habib said this was to avoid stakeholders in the industry from suffering losses.
“We have already implemented an initial minimum wage ruling made mandatory for the security workers by the government beofre this. This was only made possible as the provided the extra budget of RM 270 million,” Shaheen said at the PPKKM’s 22nd General Meeting today.
He made the request through the Home Ministry.
He said that the money was channelled to PPKKM to support the increasing prices of security services contracts in the public sector.