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June 27, 2024

CNN Indonesia - June 27, 2024

Jakarta – Protesters from the Labour Movement with the People (GEBRAK) and other social groups have disbanded after holding a demonstration near the Horse Statue in Central Jakarta on T

Tempo - June 27, 2024

Jihan Ristiyanti, Jakarta – Director of Citizen Protection at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Judha Nugraha, said there were over 53,000 Indonesian citizens who migrated abroad through

June 26, 2024

Jakarta Globe - June 26, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – Austria is looking to recruit professional and skilled workers from Indonesia as the country faces a labor shortage, Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said Wed

June 25, 2024

Jakarta Globe - June 25, 2024

Algi M Gifari, Bandung – Thousands of online motorcycle and car taxi (ojol) drivers gathered for a protest in front of Gedung Sate on Jalan Diponegoro, Bandung, West Java, on Tuesday.

June 24, 2024

Jakarta Globe - June 24, 2024

Maria Gabrielle, Jakarta – The President of the Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPN), Ristadi, announced that tens of thousands of textile and textile product (TPT) workers h

June 23, 2024

Jakarta Globe - June 23, 2024

Achmad Supriyadi, Mojokerto, East Java – Indonesia's open unemployment rate has decreased to 4.8 percent from 7 percent over the past four years, Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah announce

June 21, 2024

Tempo - June 21, 2024

Andika Dwi, Melynda Dwi Puspita, Jakarta – A wave of layoffs is sweeping across large companies worldwide, including tech startups in Indonesia.

June 20, 2024

Channel News Asia - June 20, 2024

Jakarta – Labour rights organisations in Indonesia are urging the House of Representatives to commence deliberations on a bill protecting the rights of domestic workers in the country,

June 18, 2024

Buruh.co - June 18, 2024

Abdul C, Jakarta – Every year around the world, June 16 is commonly celebrated as International Domestic Workers Day (IDWD).

June 15, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - June 15, 2024

Jakarta – The State-owned Enterprises (SOEs) Ministry might be onto something with its trial of a four-day workweek, set to begin on Monday.

June 8, 2024

Jakarta Globe - June 8, 2024

Yessi Vadilla, Lili Yan Ing –- Think for a second, it can happen to you.

June 6, 2024

Detik News - June 6, 2024

Kurniawan Fadilah, Jakarta – Labour group held an protest action in the Horse Statue area of Central Jakarta today demanding that Government Regulation (PP) Number 21/2024 on the Public

Jakarta Post - June 6, 2024

Jakarta – A recently passed law governing the rights of women and children during the first 1,000 days of a child's life paves the way for longer maternity leave, although lawmakers ass

Tempo - June 6, 2024

Adil Al Hasan, Jakarta – Thousands of workers from the Labor Party are ready to demonstrate in front of the palace on Thursday, June 6.

Tempo - June 6, 2024

Tempo.Co, Jakarta – Members of the Labor Party and the Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) are staging a rally today at 10:00 a.m. in front of the State Palace.

June 4, 2024

Tempo - June 4, 2024

Tempo.Co, Jakarta – Said Iqbal, president of the Indonesian Confederation of Trade Unions (KSPI), said thousands of workers would demonstrate in front of the palace on Thursday, June 6.

CNN Indonesia - June 4, 2024

Jakarta – The Labour Movement with the People (GEBRAK) is asking that workers in their respective regions hold protests to reject the Public Housing Savings Program (Tapera).

June 3, 2024

Tempo - June 3, 2024

Daniel A. Fajri, Jakarta – President of the Labor Party, Said Iqbal, has declared that his party intends to contest Law No.

May 30, 2024

Tempo - May 30, 2024

Defara Dhanya Paramitha, Jakarta – The Labor Party and the Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) planned to stage a demonstration in response to President Joko Widodo or Jokow

CNN Indonesia - May 30, 2024

Jakarta – The Confederation of the All-Indonesian Workers Union (KSPSI) will be sending a letter of protest to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on changes to the Public Hosing Savings Pro

May 28, 2024

CNN Indonesia - May 28, 2024

Jakarta – The Indonesian Trade Union Congress Alliance (KASBI) has criticised the government's plan to require workers aged 20 years and over to participate in the Public Housing Saving

May 22, 2024

National Political Committee Statement - May 22, 2024

On May 1, the labour movement and the Indonesian public received some shocking news or reports about a recent maneuver by the Labour Party leadership.

Jakarta Globe - May 22, 2024

Alfida Rizky Febrianna, Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – Recent data from the Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) revealed that nearly 10 million Indonesians aged 15-24 are unemployed.

May 18, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 18, 2024

Jakarta – The Job Creation Law Task Force recently held a meeting with stakeholders to discuss minimum wage and outsourcing policies.

May 7, 2024

CNBC Indonesia - May 7, 2024

Wiji Nur Hayat, Jakarta – PT Spays Bata Ltd. (Bata) has been forced to closed down one of its shoe factories in Purwakarta, West Java.

May 1, 2024

Antara News - May 1, 2024

Jakarta – On the occasion of International Workers' Day on May 1, the Indonesian government launched the Pancasila Industrial Relations Implementation Guide to encourage industrial rela

April 29, 2024

Tempo - April 29, 2024

Annisa Febiola, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto stated that Indonesia faces difficult challenges in job creation, including the large number of r

March 27, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 27, 2024

Prisma Ardianto, Jakarta – The Secretary General of the Indonesia Workers' Organization (OPSI), Timboel Siregar, forecasts that overall Eid al-Fitr bonuses (THR) for this year will rang

Tempo - March 27, 2024

Nabiila Azzahra, Jakarta – Japanese Ambassador to Indonesia Masaki Yasushi stated that his country opened numerous job opportunities for Indonesian citizens.

March 26, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 26, 2024

Harso Kurniawan, Jakarta – The Ministry of Manpower is urging for ride-hailing and logistics courier companies to grant Eid bonuses (THR) to their employees in 2024.

March 23, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - March 23, 2024

Jakarta – Last week, the government announced a plan to extend statutory paternity leave in a draft implementing regulation for the State Civil Apparatus (ASN) Law, recently passed to b

March 22, 2024

Arah Juang - March 22, 2024

The chairperson of the Indonesian Trade Union Congress Alliance (KASBI), Sunarno, has conveyed the importance of trade unions and labor movements in leading the struggle in a period of

March 20, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 20, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – A Japanese diplomat recently commented on the soaring inflow of Indonesian workers to his country, saying that employers usually find Indonesians hard-work

March 19, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 19, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – The Manpower Ministry is urging ride-hailing and logistics courier companies to provide Eid bonuses (THR) to their workers in 2024.

March 18, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 18, 2024

Alfida Rizky Febrianna, Jakarta – The Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) of Indonesia has disclosed that micro and small-scale businesses in Jakarta are encountering challenges in

March 9, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 9, 2024

Faisal Maliki Baskoro, Jakarta – State-Owned Enterprises Minister Erick Thohir has announced that employees of state-owned companies can take Fridays off, provided they have worked for

March 5, 2024

February 9, 2024

Reuters - February 9, 2024

Jakarta – Mr Adrian graduated from an Indonesian auto mechanic trade school in 2023, but since then has only worked a few weeks in one job: serving fruit juice at a kiosk in downtown Ja

February 2, 2024

Jakarta Globe - February 2, 2024

Alfida Rizky Febrianna, Jakarta – In the upcoming fifth and final presidential debate scheduled for Sunday, the Chairwoman of the Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo), Shinta W Kam

January 23, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 23, 2024

Celvin Moniaga Sipahutar, Jakarta – The government has earmarked Rp 4.8 trillion ($305.86 million) in 2024 to enroll 1.2 million participants in the Kartu Prakerja (pre-employment card)

January 16, 2024

Tempo - January 16, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Migrant Workers' Protection Agency (BP2MI) gave a strong warning to the Indonesian Migrant Workers Placement Agencies (P3MI) that are still overcharging

January 4, 2024

Jakarta Post - January 4, 2024

Jakarta – Despite earlier reports of declining unemployment and resilient growth, Indonesia's economy still took a hit from weaker global demand last year, leading to almost 300,000 wor

January 2, 2024

Tempo - January 2, 2024

Amelia Rahima, Antara, Jakarta – Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi attributed the traffic congestion on the Bali Mandara toll road on Friday evening, Dec.

December 30, 2023

Tempo - December 30, 2023

Nabiyla Risfa Izzati– Gig platforms have mushroomed in Indonesia in the past decade. But regulations have lagged and it's the workers who pay.

December 28, 2023

Tempo - December 28, 2023

Riri Rahayu, Jakarta – The head of the labor union of IMIP Hendri said that the compensation given to the victims of the smelter fire is not an adequate remedy for the situation.

Jakarta Post Editorial - December 28, 2023

Jakarta – Our heartfelt condolences go to the families of the 19 workers who were killed on Sunday, in an explosion at the nickel smelter of PT Indonesia Tsingshan Stainless Steel (ITSS

December 27, 2023

The Independent (UK) - December 27, 2023

Maroosha Muzaffar – Hundreds of workers in Indonesia's nickel industry held a peaceful rally demanding improved work safety standards, just three days after a fire resulted in 18 deaths

Media Sulteng - December 27, 2023

Bahodopi – The Association of Organisations (Poros) of Mourning Workers held a peaceful demonstration in front of the PT Indonesia Morowali Industrial Park (IMIP) offices in Fatufia Vil

Channel News Asia - December 27, 2023

Jakarta – Hundreds of Indonesian workers protested on Wednesday (Dec 27) against conditions at a Chinese-funded nickel-processing plant where an explosion killed at least 18 people and