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March 20, 2023

Tempo - March 20, 2023

Hanifah Dwijayanti, Jakarta – Trade Unions argued that the Ministry of Manpower Regulation No.

Kompas.com - March 20, 2023

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

Tribun Batam - 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

Tempo - 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

Kompas.com - March 11, 2023

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

Antara News - 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.

March 10, 2023

Tempo - 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

Jakarta Globe - 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

Tempo - 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

The Star - 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

wired (UK) - February 21, 2023

After daybreak, the village of Labota begins to shudder with the roar of motorbikes.

February 16, 2023

Tempo - 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

Tempo - February 15, 2023

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

Channel News Asia - 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.

February 13, 2023

Tempo - 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

February 12, 2023

Straits Times - February 12, 2023

Hariz Baharudin, Jakarta – Indonesia's tech players big and small have not been spared from the global trend of layoffs in the sector. Here are some retrenchments in the past year:

Tempo - February 12, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The domestic workers' protection bill (PPRT bill) seeks to provide legal certainty to several parties, especially domestic workers and employers, according to the Nati

February 9, 2023

The Guardian - February 9, 2023

Emily Dugan – A British recruitment agency that brought Indonesian farmworkers to the UK who had debts of thousands of pounds to foreign brokers has lost its licence as a seasonal worke

February 7, 2023

Tempo - February 7, 2023

Jamal Abdun Nashr, Jakarta – Central Java Manpower and Transmigration Agency has spoken up about indications of violations committed by apparel manufacturing company PT SAI Apparel Indu

Tempo - February 7, 2023

Ade Ridwan Yandwiputra, Jakarta – Indonesian Investment Minister or Head of the Investment Coordinating Board Bahlil Lahadalia assessed that at present, local workers could not be relie

Vice - February 7, 2023

Rachel Cheung – When 20-year-old Nirwana Selle got a phone call to work as a crane operator in 2021, the Indonesian vocational school graduate was elated.

February 6, 2023

CNN Indonesia - February 6, 2023

Jakarta – Protesters from the Labour Party and the Indonesian Metal Trade Workers Federation (FSPMI) held a rally in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building in Jakarta on M

Jakarta Post Editorial - February 6, 2023

Jakarta – Nearly empty thoroughfares in Jakarta in the early months of the pandemic were a sight to behold, and the relatively pure air in a city that normally ranks abysmally on pollut

February 3, 2023

Tempo - February 3, 2023

Muhammad Farrel Fauzan, Jakarta – The Indonesian Labor Party in a statement on Thursday announced a plan to hold massive simultaneous demonstrations at the House of Representatives (DPR

February 1, 2023

The Interpreter - February 1, 2023

Ratih Kabinawa Pamungkas A.

Jakarta Post - February 1, 2023

Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – When President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo demanded that the House of Representatives complete deliberations on the domestic worker protection bill earlier this

CNN Indonesia - February 1, 2023

Jakarta – The National Network for Domestic Worker Advocacy (Jala PRT) is threatening to hold a hunger strike in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) complex in Jakarta if the go

January 31, 2023

Tempo - January 31, 2023

Mirza Bagaskara, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) criticized the police for naming 17 workers as suspects in the deadly clash at a nickel s

Jakarta Post Editorial - January 31, 2023

Jakarta – Creating legislation that regulates the employment of domestic workers sounds like a novelty, but we have to set a time frame of perhaps 10 years at most before bringing these

January 29, 2023

Jakarta Globe - January 29, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Manpower Ministry has prevented 87 Indonesian workers from being illegally sent to Middle East countries during a recent unannounced inspection at Juanda Internati

January 25, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 25, 2023

Yerica Lai, Jakarta – After nearly two decades languishing in the legislature, the domestic worker protection bill has been publicly endorsed by President Jokowi "Jokowi" Widodo, puttin

Tempo - January 25, 2023

Mirza Bagaskara, Jakarta – Deputy head of the manpower division at the Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) central executive board, Indra, assessed that the deadly clash at the nickel smelte

January 20, 2023

Tempo - January 20, 2023

Ade Ridwan Yandwiputra, Jakarta – Labor Party President Said Iqbal said that the House of Representatives (DPR) Commission III's findings regarding lower wages for Indonesian workers co

January 19, 2023

VOA - January 19, 2023

Peh Hong Lim and Adrianna Zhang, Washington/Taipei, Taiwan – A U.S.-based Chinese labor rights group tells VOA Mandarin that workplace safety and a December accident that killed two wor

January 18, 2023

Tempo - January 18, 2023

M Julnis Firmansyah, Ade Ridwan Y, Jakarta – The chairperson of the National Awakening Party (PKB), Muhaimin Iskandar, known by his nickname Cak Imin, on Tuesday urged the government to

Jakarta Post Editorial - January 18, 2023

Jakarta – We call on the government to immediately establish an independent fact-finding team entrusted to thoroughly investigate the root causes of the deadly riot that occurred at the

Coconuts Jakarta - January 18, 2023

President Joko Widodo said his administration is keen on passing into law a bill that would finally protect the rights of some of the most exploited and abused people in Indonesia.

Tempo - January 18, 2023

Mirza Bagaskara, Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission or Komnas HAM has conducted an investigation into PT Gunbuster Nickel Industri or PT GNI, with regards to the clash betwe

January 16, 2023

Reuters - January 16, 2023

Jakarta – Two people were killed when workers clashed at a nickel smelting facility operated by a unit of China's Jiangsu Delong Nickel Industry in Central Sulawesi at the weekend, poli

Jakarta Globe - January 16, 2023

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Nickel mining company Gunbuster Nickel Industry will resume operations at its smelter in Central Sulawesi on Tuesday, three days after hundreds of local worke

January 14, 2023

The Conversation - January 14, 2023

Nabiyla Risfa Izzati – Just weeks ago, Indonesia's government changed its controversial Job Creation Law – better known as the Omnibus Law – into a "Government Regulation in Lieu of Law

Reuters - January 14, 2023

Jakarta – Thousands of workers held rallies in Indonesia's capital Jakarta on Saturday, urging parliament to reject a presidential decree that critics say would erode employees' rights

January 10, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 10, 2023

Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – The new minimum wage regulation draws ire from both workers and employers, who say that it has created legal uncertainty.

January 9, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 9, 2023

Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah and her officials have shrugged off claims that the government regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) on job creation disadv

January 5, 2023

Jakarta Globe - January 5, 2023

Bandung – The West Java branch of the Indonesian Employers Association, or Apindo, slammed Governor Ridwan Kamil on Thursday for his decision to include the employment period as an extr

Jakarta Post - January 5, 2023

Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman and Yvette Tanamal, Jakarta – Both laborers and businesses have expressed their concerns over government regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) on job creation, with

Tempo - January 5, 2023

Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – The act of a million workers alliance issued a statement in response to the government's regulation in lieu of law or Perppu on job creation.

January 2, 2023

Tempo - January 2, 2023

Ima Dini Shafira, Jakarta – Commission IX House Legislator from the Democrat Party Lucy Kurniasari expressed her concern against government regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) on Job Cre

December 21, 2022

Antara News - December 21, 2022

Anita Permata, Raka Adji, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence against Women (Komnas Perempuan) has called on the House of Representatives (DPR) to ratify the Domestic Workers'

December 19, 2022

Antara News - December 19, 2022

Putu Indah S, Mecca Yumna, Jakarta – In the 2020-2022 period, National Human Rights Commission received a total of 257 complaints related to Indonesian migrant workers.