Jakarta – Labour Party President Said Iqbal has confirmed that they will not support presumptive presidential candidate (capres) former Jakarta governor Anies Baswedan in the 2024 elect
Labour & Migrant Workers
September 15, 2023
September 14, 2023
Jakarta – Protesting workers have begun leaving the Horse Statue area in Central Jakarta after holding a brief demonstration for around two hours on Thursday September 14 opposing the O
September 1, 2023
Abdil Mughis Mudhoffir and Rafiqa Qurrata A'yun – Seizing on the revolutionary fervour of Indonesian Independence Day, workers from public and private universities in Indonesia declared
August 28, 2023
Jakarta (VNA) – The Indonesian government has lifted a moratorium on sending Indonesian citizens to the Middle East as domestic helpers but cautioned that those who take up offers of em
August 22, 2023
Riri Rahayu, Jakarta – The Indonesian Employers' Association (Apindo) chairperson Shinta Kamdani responded to the demand for a 15 percent increase in the minimum wage voiced by the Conf
August 21, 2023
Yohana Belinda, Jakarta – Workers at a local supplier for global brand sportswear brand Adidas say their employment rights are routinely breached, raising concerns about an industry lon
August 15, 2023
Sebastian Strangio – Indonesian domestic workers and activists advocating for their rights began a hunger strike yesterday to protest against the parliament's delay in passing a bill to
August 14, 2023
Jakarta – As many as 30 people from the Domestic Workers Alliance (PRT Alliance) began a hunger strike in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building in Jakarta on Monday Augus
August 10, 2023
Advist Khoirunikmah, Jakarta – Workers were protesting in Central Jakarta today, August 10, bringing four demands; the repeal of the Job Creation Law, the Health Law, the Development an
I Gusti Ayu Putu Puspasari, Jakarta – Labor Movement together with People (GEBRAK) is staging a mass protest and taking it to the streets today on Thursday, August 10, 2023, to demand t
Thousands of workers from the Confederation of the All-Indonesian Workers Union (KSPSI) and the Indonesian Trade Union Congress Alliance Confederation (KASBI) rallied in front of the In
August 9, 2023
Sultan Abdurrahman, Jakarta – The Labor Party along with several worker's unions will stage a protest in Constitutional Court and State Palace today, Wednesday, August 9, 2023.
Jakarta – The Labour Party held a mass rally at the Arjuna Wijaya or Horse Statue in Central Jakarta on Wednesday August 9 involving four trade union confederations, 60 national labour
August 4, 2023
Jakarta – Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) President Said Iqbal is furious with a member of Anies Baswedan's Team 8 election campaign team, Sudirman Said, for meddling (m
Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat and Yeta Purnama – Recently, Project Multatuli, an independent media organization in Indonesia, published a detailed report examining the conditions faced by I
August 3, 2023
Whisnu Pradana, Cimahi – A procession of Workers from Greater Bandung who are holding a long-march from the West Java governor's office in Bandung city to Jakarta arrived at the Cimahi
July 26, 2023
July 7, 2023
Riri Rahayu, Ghoida Rahmah, Jakarta – Secretary General of the Manpower Ministry Anwar Sanusi said digitalization changes the pattern of occupations.
June 23, 2023
Yohana Belinda, Jakarta – More workers are expected to head to the chopping block in the Indonesian textile industry later this year, as companies face a prolonged slowdown in the expor
June 20, 2023
Jayapura, Jubi – Workers from PT Tandan Sawita Papua in Keerom Regency, East Arso District, have filed complaints with the Papua Legal Aid Institute (LBH Papua) after being laid off.
June 7, 2023
Emanuel Dile Bataona, Lembata – The National Network for Domestic Workers Advocacy (Jala PRT) has received some 600 complaints from domestic workers (PRT) who suffered violence at the h
The National Network for Domestic Workers Advocacy (Jala PRT) is threatening to hold a hunger strike in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building if the House does not start
May 24, 2023
Moh. Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – Indonesian Labor Party President Said Iqbal announced that hundreds of thousands of workers are set to hold demonstrations against Law No.
May 17, 2023
Joniansyah, Jakarta – The Migrant Worker Protection Agency (BP2MI) and Soekarno-Hatta Airport Immigration Office prevented the departure of 10 illegal migrant workers to Saudi Arabia.
May 15, 2023
Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The Minister of Manpower Ida Fauziyah said that she would summon the producer of Adidas footwear following reports of the unilateral dismissal of thousands
May 11, 2023
Max Lane – The small but vocal Partai Buruh (PB), a newcomer to Indonesian politics, could disrupt the 2024 elections if its questioning of the status quo succeeds.
May 9, 2023
Dipo Negoro – The Labour Party (Partai Buruh) organised a three day national working meeting (Rakernas) on January 14-17.
May 1, 2023
Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – Confederation of the All-Indonesian Workers Union (KSPSI) President Andi Gani Nena Wea believes that there is no reason for labour organisations to hate Indon
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – A number of labor union confederation leaders are set to meet with PDIP politician Ganjar Pranowo – who was recently announced as the Party's future presidentia
April 17, 2023
M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The Labor Party held yet another demonstration in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) today, April 17.
April 13, 2023
Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – The Labor Party together with the Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) has pushed PT Agel Langgeng – a subsidiary of instant coffee brand Kapal
April 4, 2023
BeritaSatu, Tangerang – A major garment factory in the Indonesian town of Tangerang will close down the business and lay off 1,163 workers after its main customer sportswear giant Puma
March 27, 2023
Tika Ayu, Jakarta – The National Transportation Workers Union (SBTN) deputy Burhanuddin on Sunday stated that members of the union will go on strike in protest against the House of Repr
March 24, 2023
Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The Labor Party and the Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) President Said Iqbal confirmed that workers are determined to hold a number of acti
March 20, 2023
Hanifah Dwijayanti, Jakarta – Trade Unions argued that the Ministry of Manpower Regulation No.
Ade Miranti Karunia, Jakarta – All Indonesia Workers Organisation (OPSI) Secretary General Timboel Siregar says that the recently issued Labour Minister Regulation (Permenaker) Number 5
March 18, 2023
Jakarta – Workers plan to hold a massive demonstration at the Ministry of Labour (Kemnaker) offices in Jakarta on March 21.
March 13, 2023
Muhammad Farrel Fauzan, Jakarta – The Labor Party joining forces with a myriad of organizations such as the Federation of Indonesian Metal Worker Unions (FSPMI) will gather at the House
March 11, 2023
Zubi Mahrofi, Raka Adji, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has voiced its support for the prompt ratification of the domestic workers' protection bill (RUU PPRT) into law.
Fika Nurul Ulya, Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition for the Domestic Worker Protection Law is holding a five day tent action in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building i
March 10, 2023
M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Domestic Workers joined in the Civil Coalition for the Law on Protection of Domestic Workers (UU PPRT) are determined to camp outside the House of Represe
March 7, 2023
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The government on Tuesday revealed that millions of Indonesians are unemployed, and many of the jobless are high school or university graduates.
March 2, 2023
Ade Ridwan Yandwiputra, Jakarta – The Labor Party along with labor unions and organizations from a number of Indonesian regions are planning to conduct a five-day long march that will s
February 22, 2023
Yogyakarta (Asia News Network) – Malaysia and Indonesia will review the cost of hiring domestic Indonesian workers at a more reasonable rate, said Malaysian Minister of Human Resources
February 21, 2023
After daybreak, the village of Labota begins to shudder with the roar of motorbikes.
February 16, 2023
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The Rising Women's Alliance urges the House of Representatives or DPR, particularly its speaker Puan Maharani, to immediately pass the Bill on Domestic Workers
February 15, 2023
Saifulbahri Ismail, Jakarta – Indonesian domestic worker Rizki Nur Azkia had been kicked, punched and beaten by her former employers, a couple living in Jakarta.
Muhammad Iqbal, South Tangerang – South Tangerang Mayor Benyamin Davnie said the city administration would send a warning letter to Ichsan Medical Center or IMC Bintaro Hospital, Ciputa
February 13, 2023
Jakarta (Antara) – Indonesia's National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) expressed hope that the Bill on Protection of Domestic Workers (PPRT Bill) could immediately be passed in