Statutory Minimum Wage

Statutory Minimum Wage (SMW) has come into force since 1 May 2011. With effect from 1 May 2019, the SMW rate is raised from $34.5 per hour to $37.5 per hour. Concurrently, the monetary cap on the requirement of employers keeping records of the total number of hours worked by employees is also revised from $14,100 per month to $15,300 per month.

Guidelines on Statutory Minimum Wage

Student interns and work experience students during a period of exempt student employment:

Employees with disabilities:

Note: Please click here if necessary to make reference to version of publications with SMW rate at $34.5 per hour (applicable during 1 May 2017 to 30 April 2019) including "Concise Guide to Statutory Minimum Wage"; "Statutory Minimum Wage : Reference Guidelines for Employers and Employees", "Statutory Minimum Wage : Industry-specific Reference Guidelines" and "Revision of Statutory Minimum Wage Rate: Notes for Employees with Disabilities and Employers".

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