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December 13, 2021

CNN Indonesia - December 13, 2021

Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) says that around 350 companies will be let off the hook thanks to the enactment of Law Number 11/2020 on Job Creation (Ciptake

June 14, 2021

China Dialogue - June 14, 2021

Sandy Milne – The protesters who took to the streets of Jakarta, Bandung and other Indonesian cities in October 2020 were diverse to say the least.

May 31, 2021

East Asia Forum - May 31, 2021

Roland Rajah – Indonesia's new 'Omnibus Law on Job Creation' was marred by the public controversy that surrounded its passage late last year.

February 17, 2021

Tempo - February 17, 2021

Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has officially passed 49 implementing regulations from the Job Creation Law, which is widely known as the UU Cipta Kerja, on Tu

January 27, 2021

Tempo - January 27, 2021

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo confirmed that the derivative regulations of the Job Creation Law or UU Cipta Kerja would be completed soon.

November 3, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 3, 2020

Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has signed the Job Creation Law, allowing it to enter into force nearly a month after it was passed by the House of Representativ

Tempo - November 3, 2020

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Hundreds of academicians joined in the Alliance of Academics have officially filed a request to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo asking to revoke Law No.

October 29, 2020

East Asia Forum - October 29, 2020

Arizka Warganegara and Paul Waley – The Indonesian parliament has passed a controversial new act known as the Omnibus Law, so named because it brings together a raft of different measur

October 26, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 26, 2020

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has sought to defend the passing of the highly controversial Job Creation Law, arguing the law is necessary to make Indonesia more economically

October 24, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 24, 2020

Nina Loasana, Jakarta – The State Secretariat has completed the review of the Job Creation Law handed over by the House of Representatives and it is ready to be signed by President Joko

October 23, 2020

Tempo - October 23, 2020

Friski Riana, Jakarta – Fadli Zon, the House of Representatives (DPR) member from the Gerindra Party faction, opined that public criticism against the Omnibus Law on Job Creation should

Jakarta Post - October 23, 2020

Jakarta – Coordinating Maritime Affairs and Investment Minister Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan has claimed that he was the initiator of the Job Creation Law, saying that he believed the law wa

October 22, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 22, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised concern over environmental protection – or the lack thereof – in the Job Creation Law, calling on the gove

Tempo - October 22, 2020

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – Muhammadiyah Secretary-General, Abdul Mu'ti, said that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo would not issue a government regulation in lieu of law that would revoke the

October 20, 2020

Indonesia at Melbourne - October 20, 2020

Ahmad Syarif Syechbubakr – The Indonesian national legislature passed the controversial omnibus Law on Job Creation on 5 October, immediately triggering widespread protests in Jakarta a

International League of People's Justice (ILPS) - October 20, 2020

Since the early 20th century under the domination of imperialism, the nation and people in Indonesia have been confronted with chronic crises.

The Diplomat - October 20, 2020

James Guild – Indonesia's recent "Omnibus Bill" on job creation touched off massive pushback from civil society groups in recent days, even as there remains quite a bit of confusion abo

The Conversation - October 20, 2020

Aulia Nastiti – The COVID-19 pandemic and demonstrations have not deterred the government and the House of Representatives (DPR) from passing the omnibus bill on job creation.

October 19, 2020

TAPOL Briefing - October 19, 2020

On 5 October 2020, the Indonesian Parliament passed an 'Omnibus' law.

Tempo - October 19, 2020

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Koalisi Bersihkan Indonesia [the coalition to clean Indonesia] and Fraksi Rakyat Indonesia [Indonesian people's faction] released a report entitled the "oligarch

Jakarta Post - October 19, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – The government has consulted the country's most prominent Muslim figures regarding the imminent enactment of the Job Creation Law despite a strong wave of

October 18, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 18, 2020

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo sees the Job Creation Law as a necessary risk despite widespread public rejection of the law, Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko said on Satur

Tempo - October 18, 2020

Antara, Jakarta – Members of the public, including employers and labor unions, were involved in the process of deliberation on the Job Creation Law, stated Anwar Sanusi, secretary gener

October 17, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 17, 2020

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – As labor unions, activists and their lawyers prepare to petition the Constitutional Court for a judicial review of the recently passed Job Creation Law

October 16, 2020

Tempo - October 16, 2020

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – The swarm of rejections against the passing of the omnibus law on job creation now no longer comes exclusively from Indonesians as the ASEAN Parliamentarians

October 15, 2020

Tempo - October 15, 2020

Jakarta – The Job Creation Law ignores environmental aspects and workers' rights. It will end up reducing investment.

Human Rights Watch News Release - October 15, 2020

Jakarta – Indonesia's government should revise a new jobs law to meet international human rights standards, Human Rights Watch said today.

October 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 14, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The House of Representatives has handed over the final draft of the controversial Job Creation Law to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Wednesday.

October 12, 2020

Tempo - October 12, 2020

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The final draft of the omnibus job creation law that the House of Representatives (DPR) passed on October 5 has yet been published up until Sunday, Octobe

Arah Juang - October 12, 2020

Dipo Negoro and Leon Kastayudha – The Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation was finally enacted into law by the House of Representatives (DPR) on October 5.

Indonesia at Melbourne - October 12, 2020

Abdil Mughis Mudhoffir and Rafiqa Qurrata A'yun – The highly contentious omnibus bill on job creation (RUU Cipta Kerja) has just been passed into law by the House of Representatives (DP

October 11, 2020

Straits Times - October 11, 2020

Linda Yulisman, Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja and Arlina Arshad – Jakarta's iconic Tugu Selamat Datang, or welcome monument, featuring bronze statues of a man and a woman waving warmly was the

October 10, 2020

South China Morning Post - October 10, 2020

Aisyah Llewellyn and Tonggo Simangunsong – Protests continue to sweep across Indonesia following the passing of the unpopular Omnibus Law on October 5.

Jakarta Post - October 10, 2020

Jakarta/Palembang, South Sumatra – A number of regional leaders have expressed their intention to lobby the central government to cancel or reassess the recently passed Job Creation Law

October 9, 2020

Tempo - October 9, 2020

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Mahfud MD, said that the Omnibus Law, or the Job Creation Law, which was recently enacted by the

Jakarta Post - October 9, 2020

Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – In his first public comment on the passage of the controversial Job Creation Law, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has said that criticism of the law is merely

Jakarta Post - October 9, 2020

Jakarta – The Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) has criticized the passage of the controversial Job Creation Law, which was rushed through in spite of significant public opposition, leadin

Jakarta Post - October 9, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The House of Representatives passed on Monday at midnight the controversial omnibus bill on job creation into law, which aims to simplify the business licensing

Deutsche Welle - October 9, 2020

A controversial measure aimed at cutting red tape by amending dozens of laws covering taxation, labor and environment regulations has workers, trade unions and environmental activists f

Jakarta Globe - October 9, 2020

Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Friday detailed a number of misleading reports and hoaxes in social media, which he said have led to nationwide protest

Jakarta Post - October 9, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's Job Creation Law may facilitate investment and help revive the economy, but relaxed environmental regulation and widespread protests by labor u

Reuters - October 9, 2020

Fathin Ungku, Gayatri Suroyo and Bernadette Christina, Jakarta/Singapore – Environmentalists in Indonesia are calling for the reversal of a controversial law aimed at job creation becau

October 8, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 8, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti and Arya Dipa, Jakarta – Several groups, including the Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) and laborers in West Java, have called on President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to issue a r

Jakarta Post - October 8, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Said Aqil Siradj, the chairman of Indonesia's largest Islamic mass organization Nadhlatul Ulama (NU), has stated that the recently passed Job Creation Law is "o

Nikkei Asia - October 8, 2020

Shotaro Tani, Jakarta – Police and protesters clashed in Jakarta on Thursday on the third day of demonstrations across Indonesia against the contentious "job creation" omnibus bill.

October 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 7, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Labor, environmental and human rights activists have spoken out against the recently passed omnibus law on job creation, saying it rolls back social protection

Kompas.com - October 7, 2020

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – Academics from scores of tertiary education institutions across the country have expressed their opposition to the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation which was

Jakarta Post - October 7, 2020

Jakarta – A number of the country's labor unions plan to challenge the recently passed Job Creation Law through a petition for judicial review with the Constitutional Court.

October 6, 2020

International Federation of Journalists Press Release - October 6, 2020

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins international calls on the government of Indonesia to repeal the Omnibus Law on Job Creation, renegotiate and open constructive d

Jakarta Post - October 6, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – Indonesian religious figures have joined members of the public who stand in opposition to the newly passed Job Creation Law, calling for a judicial revie