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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

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

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

December 26, 2023

CNN Indonesia - December 26, 2023

Jakarta – The PT Indonesia Morowali Industrial Park (IMIP) has been flooded with criticism after a nickel smelter furnace belonging to Indonesia PT Tsingshan Stainless Steel (ITSS) expl

December 22, 2023

Jakarta Post - December 22, 2023

Jakarta – Labor groups staged protests on Thursday in Jakarta, demanding wage increases and a permanent cease-fire in Gaza.

December 21, 2023

Media Indonesia - December 21, 2023

Workers held a protest action at the Horse Statue in Gambir, Central Jakarta, on Thursday December 21, in which they made three demands.

December 16, 2023

Tempo - December 16, 2023

Bagus Pribadi, Jakarta – The Labor Party and the Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) expressed their support towards workers who recently staged massive demonstrations to re

December 15, 2023

Jakarta Post - December 15, 2023

Aditya Hadi, Jakarta – The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) has encouraged the government to attract more skilled expatriates to work in the country, hoping this can

December 2, 2023

Jakarta Globe - December 2, 2023

Ikmal Fauzan Hanif, Jakarta – All regencies and cities across Java island have disclosed their minimum monthly wages for 2024, with the industrial hub of Bekasi City presenting the high

November 30, 2023

Tempo - November 30, 2023

Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – The Indonesian Trade Unions Confederation or KSPI claimed that nearly one million workers staged a protest and took part in a nationwide strike on Thursday

Kompas.com - November 30, 2023

Irfan Maullana, Bekasi – Workers held another demonstration on Jalan Ahmad Yani in front of the Bekasi Labour Office (Disnaker) in West Java on Thursday November 30.

Tempo - November 30, 2023

Novali Panji Nugroho, Jakarta – The President of the Confederation of the Indonesian Workers' Union (KSPI) Said Iqbal reported that around 50,000 workers in Jakarta will start their nat

November 29, 2023

CNBC Indonesia - November 29, 2023

Jakarta – Workers held simultaneous demonstrations at a number of locations in West Java in protest against a 2024 minimum wage decision by the West Java Provincial Wage Council at a pl

November 28, 2023

Jakarta Globe - November 28, 2023

Aep Supandi, Bandung – The West Java branch of the Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo) on Tuesday criticized local leaders who have proposed substantial rises in the minimum wage,

November 23, 2023

Tempo - November 23, 2023

Desty Luthfiani, Jakarta – A group of online taxi drivers in the Greater Jakarta area calling themselves the Revolusi Driver Online demanded an increase in basic fares.

November 22, 2023

Tempo - November 22, 2023

Novali Panji Nugroho, Jakarta – Acting Governor of Jakarta Heru Budi Hartono officially announced that Jakarta's 2024 minimum wage is now Rp5,067,381, or a 3.38 percent increase from th

November 21, 2023

Jakarta Globe - November 21, 2023

Jakarta – The minimum wage in Jakarta has been established at Rp 5.07 million ($327) per month for 2024, marking a 3.38 percent rise from the current threshold, acting Governor Heru Bud

November 20, 2023

Jakarta Post - November 20, 2023

Jakarta – PT Nestle Indonesia says that it has laid off 126 workers from its Kejayan factory in Pasuruan, East Java, to carry out a business transformation in the company.

Tempo - November 20, 2023

Ihsan Reliubun, Jakarta – Labor Party President Said Iqbal declared that the workers are prepared to go on a national strike if the government insists on raising the provincial minimum

November 17, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - November 17, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – In the midst of ongoing discussions surrounding the incorporation of Freeport shares in Indonesia and the potential extension of mining licenses – a matter reaching its

November 16, 2023

Jakarta Post - November 16, 2023

Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – Labor unions have expressed their dissatisfaction with the 2024 minimum wage formula and announced nationwide walkouts involving millions of workers to take plac

November 15, 2023

UCA News - November 15, 2023

About 20 percent of young people in Timor-Leste do not study or work due to lack of education, limitations in healthcare provision and ineffective social protection, according to a repo

November 9, 2023

Tempo - November 9, 2023

Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – Presidential candidate Ganjar Pranowo said he was often discredited because the wage of workers in Central Java is the lowest in Indonesia.

Liputan6 - November 9, 2023

Arief Rahman Hakim, Jakarta – Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) President Said Iqbal has responded to a statement by Onward Indonesia Coalition presidential candidate (cap

November 8, 2023

CNBC Indonesia - November 8, 2023

Verda Nano Setiawan, Jakarta – Presidential candidate and Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto has spoken out on the government's policy direction related to workers wages in the country.

Jakarta Post - November 8, 2023

Jakarta – A resilient economy has led to a reduction in the unemployment rate despite weakening domestic and overseas demand this year.

November 5, 2023

ABC News - November 5, 2023

Hellena Souisa, Kai Feng, and Sally Brooks – Chinese electrician Mr Ding says he saw co-workers die, a crane catch fire and worked for "175 days straight" during an 18-month stint at tw

October 27, 2023

Tempo - October 27, 2023

Defara Dhanya Paramitha, Jakarta – The President of the Labor Party and the Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI), Said Iqbal, said that workers were determined to stage a wav

Tempo - October 27, 2023

Mutia Yuantisya, Jakarta – Acting Governor Heru Budi Hartono stated that he has discussed the provincial minimum wage (UMP) for 2024 with the Jakarta Manpower, Transmigration, and Energ

CNBC Indonesia - October 27, 2023

Rosseno Aji Nugroho, Jakarta – The Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) and the Labour Party held a demonstration near the Horse Statue in Central Jakarta on Friday October 2

October 25, 2023

Arah Juang - October 25, 2023

Dipo Negoro – At a press conference held at the Labour Party's executive committee (Exco) office in Jakarta on Wednesday September 13, Labour Party President Said Iqbal announced the na

October 16, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - October 16, 2023

Jakarta – Labor unions have demanded a 15-percent minimum wage increase for next year, citing the country's strong economic growth and a recent rise civil servant salaries and pension p

October 10, 2023

Tempo - October 10, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Online motorcycle taxis or online ojek drivers, who are members of the Indonesian Transport Workers Union (SPAI), staged a protest called "10.10" today, Oc

October 6, 2023

October 2, 2023

CNN Indonesia - October 2, 2023

Hundreds of workers held a demonstration near the Arjuna Wiwaha or Horse Statue in Central Jakarta on Monday October 2 to coincide with a Constitutional Court (MK) ruling on a judicial

September 25, 2023

CNN Indonesia - September 25, 2023

Jakarta – Scores of protesters from the Labour Party and the Indonesian Farmers Union (SPI) held a demonstration in front of the State Logistics Agency (Bulog) building in South Jakarta

September 15, 2023

CNN Indonesia - September 15, 2023

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

September 14, 2023

CNN Indonesia - 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

Indonesia at Melbourne - 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

Vietnam Plus - 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