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June 30, 2022

UCA News - June 30, 2022

Ryan Dagur – The Indonesian government is to expedite the repatriation of illegal migrant workers held in Malaysian detention centers in response to a report by an advocacy group that s

June 28, 2022

UCA News - June 28, 2022

Katharina Reny Lestari – A priest and several nuns were among dozens of anti-human trafficking activists who descended on the Malaysian embassy in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on June

June 23, 2022

Reuters - June 23, 2022

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Malaysia will on Wednesday receive the first group of Indonesian migrant workers since reopening its borders, with the hopes of easing a major labour shortage i

June 16, 2022

Antara News - June 16, 2022

Agatha Olivia, Raka Adji, Jakarta – The number of recipients of the Pre-Employment Card Program has, until now, reached 12.8 million since being launched in April 2020, an official from

June 13, 2022

AsiaOne - June 13, 2022

Amy Chew – In the first quarter of 2022, Indonesia's unemployment rate dropped to 5.83 per cent from 6.26 per cent in the same quarter a year earlier, amid an improvement in the country

June 2, 2022

Straits Times - June 2, 2022

Jakarta (Reuters) – Indonesia barred a group of its plantation workers from travelling to Malaysia because recruiters did not follow proper procedures and most of the workers did not ha

May 23, 2022

Arah Juang - May 23, 2022

International Labour Day 2022 was commemorated by the Labour Party as a "May Day Fiesta" at the Bung Karno Sports Stadium (GBK) in Jakarta on May 14.

May 4, 2022

Vice - May 4, 2022

Tonggo Simangunsong – The sun was still about half an hour from rising when the sound of dangdut music broke the morning silence in the eucalyptus plantation barracks.

April 19, 2022

Tempo - April 19, 2022

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – The Manpower Ministry officially issued a new regulation regarding the placement of migrant workers in foreign countries during the adaptation period

April 13, 2022

Kompas.com - April 13, 2022

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The Labour Party has been officially registered as a political party with the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights (Kemenkumham).

March 21, 2022

Agence France-Presse - March 21, 2022

Medan, North Sumatra – Twenty-six passengers reported missing when a fishing boat carrying undocumented migrant workers sank off the coast of North Sumatra have been found alive, some a

February 16, 2022

Tempo - February 16, 2022

Hendartyo Hanggi, Jakarta – More than 1,000 workers will take to the streets today on February 16 and demand the Manpower Ministry to revoke its latest regulation that restricts people

February 15, 2022

CNN Indonesia - February 15, 2022

Jakarta – The Confederation of United Indonesian Workers (KPBI) along with the National Student League for Democracy (LMND) held a symbolic action in front of the Ministry of Labour bui

February 12, 2022

Channel News Asia - February 12, 2022

Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – It was pitch-dark when 28-year-old Andika Pramono and 33 other Indonesians waited at the shore in Tanjung Tiram, North Sumatra in the wee hours of Monday (Feb 7)

February 10, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - February 10, 2022

Jakarta – No less than 2.7 million undereducated and unskilled Indonesians, most of them also undocumented, have risked their lives for the sake of getting the jobs in Malaysia they bad

February 8, 2022

Jakarta Post - February 8, 2022

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The Indonesian Navy has intercepted 34 undocumented Indonesian workers trying to leave for Malaysia on a motorboat from Batu Bara regency in North Sumatra.

January 26, 2022

CNN Indonesia - January 26, 2022

Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia is urging the government – and the police in particular – to tighten supervision of the palm oil industry following the finding of human cage a

January 24, 2022

Tempo - January 24, 2022

Arrijal Rachman, Jakarta – Advocacy group Migrant Care planned to file a report against Terbit Rencana Perangin Angin as Regent of Langkat, North Sumatra, to the National Commission on

January 20, 2022

Tempo - January 20, 2022

Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – Head of the Jakarta legal bureau Yayan Yuhanah on Wednesday said the Jakarta administration will face the lawsuit filed by the Indonesian Employers Associat

January 19, 2022

Agence France-Presse - January 19, 2022

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Six Indonesian women drowned off Malaysia after their boat capsized during a suspected attempt to enter the country illegally, officials said, in the latest mig

January 17, 2022

Tempo - January 17, 2022

Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – The Indonesian Employers Association of Jakarta (Apindo Jakarta) has officially filed a lawsuit against Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan over the revision of

January 16, 2022

Kompas.com - January 16, 2022

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – National Network for Domestic Worker Advocacy (Jala PRT) National Coordinator Lita Anggraini says that the number of domestic works (PRT) in Indonesia is qu

January 14, 2022

Tempo - January 14, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Confederation of Indonesian Workers Trade Union (KSPI) president Said Iqbal on Friday declared thousands of laborers, farmers, fishermen, migrant workers, and dome

January 9, 2022

CNN Indonesia - January 9, 2022

Jakarta – A range of inter-religious leaders, activists and domestic workers (PRT) banged pots and pans as a way to push the government and the House of Representatives (DPR) to immedia

January 5, 2022

CNN Indonesia - January 5, 2022

Jakarta – Several alliances of online motorcycle drivers or ojol protested near the Arjuna Wiwaha or Horse Statue on Jalan Medan Merdeka Barat in Central Jakarta on Wednesday January 5

Viva - January 5, 2022

Thousands of workers and students again besieged the Banten governor's office on the afternoon of Wednesday January 5 demanding revisions to the 2020 municipal minimum wage (UMK) so tha

December 29, 2021

Jakarta Post Editorial - December 29, 2021

Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan's recent decision to increase Jakarta's minimum wage by 5.1 percent for 2022 or almost five times the level determined by the central governmen

Reuters - December 29, 2021

Jakarta – Workers at Indonesia's Pertamina have cancelled a planned national strike after their trade union and the state energy firm's management agreed on labour terms, union presiden

December 27, 2021

Jakarta Globe - December 27, 2021

Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – Governor Anies Baswedan has stipulated the monthly minimum wage in Jakarta at Rp 4.64 million ($326) for next year, an increase of 5.1 percent on the current wa

December 25, 2021

Jakarta Post - December 25, 2021

Fadli, Batam – Malaysian authorities have returned the remains of 11 people who died in a boat accident on Dec.

December 23, 2021

Jakarta Post - December 23, 2021

Vincent Lingga, Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan recently decided to increase the capital city's minimum wage by 5.1 percent for 2022, much higher than the 1.09 percent set in

December 22, 2021

Bloomberg News - December 22, 2021

Claire Jiao – Salary increases in Indonesia are on track to rebound to pre-pandemic levels next year as the economy recovers and employers beef up their workforce, a new survey showed.

December 21, 2021

Tempo - December 21, 2021

Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – The Ministry of Manpower lamented Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan's decision to revise the regulation on 2021 Provincial Minimum Wage (UMP) which contradicts Gov

Tempo - December 21, 2021

Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan outlined the objective and rational reasons behind his decision to revise the increase in the 2022 provincial minimum wage (

December 20, 2021

Tempo - December 20, 2021

M Hendartyo, Lani Diana, Jakarta – The decision by Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan to revise the 0.8 percent increase of the city's minimum wage (UMP) to 5.1 percent for 2022 was met wi

Tempo - December 20, 2021

Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – The Indonesian Employer Association (Apindo) chairman Hariyadi B.

Tempo - December 20, 2021

Khanifahjuniasari, Jakarta – The Indonesian Workers Union Confederation (KSPI) chairman Said Iqbal assessed that the Jakarta Employer Association or Apindo Jakarta's plan to file a laws

December 9, 2021

Antara News - December 9, 2021

Mentari Dwi Gayati, Suharto, Jakarta – The Confederation of Indonesian Labor Unions (KSPI) has threatened to call a nationwide strike if the government does not meet workers' demands.

December 8, 2021

Tempo - December 8, 2021

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – A number of streets in Jakarta near the National Monument (Monas) heading to the City Hall and Merdeka Palace will be temporarily closed as there will be

Tempo - December 8, 2021

Clara Maria Tjandra Dewi H., Jakarta – Jakarta Metro Police's Traffic Directorate mobilized 400 personnel to regulate traffic flow in the capital city due to workers' demonstration in a

December 7, 2021

Tempo - December 7, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – Thousands of workers again planned to hold demonstrations tomorrow, December 8, to demand an increase in next year's provincial minimum wage or UMP at least 10 percent

November 29, 2021

CNN Indonesia - November 29, 2021

Jakarta – Six representatives from labour, student and civil society groups which are part of the Labour Movement with the People (Gebrak) held an audience with a Presidential Staff Off

Tempo - November 29, 2021

Lani Diana, Antara, Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan said before a group of protesters at the City Hall on Monday that he already sent a request for a review to the Manp

November 25, 2021

Tempo - November 25, 2021

Bisnis.com, Jakarta – Laborers in the capital city have voiced their disappointment after the Jakarta administration increased the average provincial minimum wage to no more than 1.09 p

November 23, 2021

Tempo - November 23, 2021

Iqbal Muhtarom, Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan announced the Provincial Minimum Wage or UMP in 2022 would be Rp4,453,935, or increased by Rp37,000.

Tempo - November 23, 2021

Bisnis, Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil on Tuesday asked laborers to put forth dialogue in protesting the insignificant increase of the 2022 provincial minimum w

November 22, 2021

Jakarta Globe - November 22, 2021

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The pre-employment card – the government's flagship training program for pandemic-hit workers and job seekers – has reached 11.4 million beneficiaries acro

November 17, 2021

Tempo - November 17, 2021

Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – The Indonesian Workers Union Association (Aspek Indonesia) firmly opposed the government's decision to announce the average increase in the Provincial Minimum Wa

November 16, 2021

Tempo - November 16, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – Government Regulation No.

Tempo - November 16, 2021

Bisnis.Com, Jakarta – The Manpower Ministry's Director-General for Industrial Relations and Manpower Social Security, Indah Anggoro Putri, said the average provincial minimum wage or UM