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Is It Good to Raise Cost of Employing Foreign Workers?

Do you think is it good to raising the foreign worker levy in order to limit the amount of foreign workers in our country? Or do you think it’s better to implement a minimum wage for local workers in Malaysia. I think that we should not allow the higher cost of employing a maid affect our mindset but we should know what the current social problem is exactly.

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Let’s us think about the past, we don’t need maids as much as today, this is because it’s possible to survive on the salary of just the man, the woman can look after the kids. Rental fees, monthly housing installment and food were cheap. Nowadays both parents have to work to pay the 30 years housing loan, so a maid is often a necessity.

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