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 Emily emily@wavelet.biz 05/05/2010 20:49:37 Re: Pro-rated Salary Hie,I just want to know what is the right way to calculate a staff salary since he only worked for 2 weeks in April. He's a new staff.I was advised to calculate as such:-13days/30days x RM2500Is this correct? Is it stated anywhere in the Employment Act in regards to this? If so, which section?Your feedback would be much appreciated.Thank you. Edit | Delete

 KL Siew pesaraonline@gmail.com 06/05/2010 09:16:36 You just use simple calculation. You can't find it in the EA.Your method of calculation is correct. But one thing I am not sure is why two weeks = to 13 days and not 14 days? Edit | Delete

 Emily 06/05/2010 10:19:51 Thanks for replying.Ah the reason for putting 13 days is because he only worked for 13 days. Sorry forgot to mention that properly.Because my problem now is that he is arguing that it should be 22 days rather than 30days because in a month there is only 22 working days and should not calculate the whole month including the weekends.So I'm not sure if there is any ruling in regards to this.Thanks for your time. Edit | Delete

 KL Siew 06/05/2010 10:41:31 a. (2500/30) x 13 days = 1083.33b. (2500/22) x 9 working days = 1022.72Which one to choose? Edit | Delete

 Emily 06/05/2010 10:47:52 I'm sorry I don't quite understand your calculations here.The staff at the moment expects his salary to be calculated as(2500/22) x 13 days = RM1477.27instead of (a) which is the way I calculated at first.Thanks. Edit | Delete

 KL Siew 06/05/2010 11:06:15 In other words, if he were to work the whole month in April, he should be getting (salary/22) x 30 = 3490.00 instead of 2500?You can cross check like this: If a person's salary per month is 2500:1 April - 13 April = (salary/30) x 13 = 1083.3314 April - 30 April = (salary/30) x 17 = 1416.66 Total 2500.00Why is it so difficult to understand? Edit | Delete

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