Adam Prireza, Jakarta – Survey conducted by the Religious Allowance Reporting Outpost revealed that as many as 1,338 laborers in Jakarta and Semarang Regency will receive their religion
Labour & Migrant Workers
May 12, 2021
May 11, 2021
Caesar Akbar, Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister of Economics Airlangga Hartarto predicts the wave of arrivals of Indonesian migrant workers in March-May from overseas amount
May 6, 2021
M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Hundreds of factory workers from West Karawang staged a demonstration in KM 31 of Cikarang toll road as they could not enter Bekasi because of the toll ro
April 12, 2021
Muhammad Hendartyo, Jakarta – Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah has officially issued a circular aimed at each and every Indonesian governor which basically asks for the fulfillment of wor
Singapore-based e-commerce platform Shopee is fighting back an accusation that it does not pay its Indonesian couriers a decent wage.
April 8, 2021
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto in Wednesday's press conference strongly urged businesses to pay the Eid allowances, or
April 5, 2021
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Ahead of this year's Ramadan, the Confederation of Indonesian Workers' Unions (KSPI) president, Said Iqbal, on Monday officially asked companies to n
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Confederation of Indonesian Workers' Unions (KSPI) president Said Iqbal in a virtual press conference on Monday said there were 54 companies in the p
March 16, 2021
Arlina Arshad, Singapore – A new policy that exempts Indonesian migrant workers in 10 job sectors from hefty placement fees which keep them in debt for months, and which was supposed to
March 15, 2021
Kiki Siregar, Singapore – Indonesia has postponed the implementation of a new policy that could make it more expensive for employers here to hire its citizens as foreign domestic worker
March 12, 2021
Helmi Syarif, Jakarta – The Metro Jaya regional police have summoned Indonesian Trade Union Congress Alliance (KASBI) General Chairperson Nining Elitos over alleged incitement and viola
March 11, 2021
Teri Caraway – Indonesia's Omnibus Law for Job Creation came into law in November 2020, amending more than 70 different pieces of legislation.
February 22, 2021
Bisnis, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Monday, February 22 officially ratified the Government Regulation (PP) No.
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has readjusted the regulation regarding overtime overseen under one of the Job Creation Law's derivatives seen in the Government Regulat
February 18, 2021
Police in Probolinggo, East Java are investigating the alleged abuse of a domestic worker, who escaped alleged horrible live-in conditions with her employers recently.
January 22, 2021
Antonia Timmerman, Jakarta – Bayu Edmiralda left the congestion of Jakarta seven months ago for the tropical delights of Bali, where he spends his day in a coworking space near his rent
January 18, 2021
Muhammad Hendartyo, Jakarta – The Indonesian Worker Union Confederation (KSPI) president Said Iqbal on Monday assured that union members will hold a protest in front of the Constitution
December 28, 2020
December 27, 2020
Antara, Jakarta – Law No. 11 of 2020 on job creation will guarantee that laid-off workers receive their severance pay, according to the Center of Reform on Economic (CORE).
Arlina Arshad, Singapore – When Indonesian Elen Retno Bunga Anggraeny moved to Singapore in 2017 to become a domestic helper, she had to work for six months without salary to pay off $3
December 17, 2020
Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – A coalition of NGOs has documented rampant labor abuses in five oil palm plantations in Indonesia, the world's biggest producer and exporter of the commodi
December 16, 2020
Fathin Ungku, Bernadette Christina, Singapore/Jakarta – Violent protests by hundreds of workers at one of Indonesia's biggest nickel smelters on Sulawesi island operated by PT Virtue Dr
December 15, 2020
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The Indonesian Workers Union Confederation (KSPI) said international labor organizations supported its struggle against Law No.
December 4, 2020
Antara, Jakarta – The All-Indonesia Workers Union Confederation (KSPSI) and Indika Foundation are channelling 5000 sacks of rice weighing five kilograms each to workers who have been la
November 17, 2020
Jakarta – Malaysian authorities along with officials from the Indonesian Consulate General in Kuching, Sarawak, rescued eight Indonesian migrant workers who were held captive by their r