Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – Telecommunications provider Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison announced that the company has decided to lay off more than 300 of its employees. The announcement was confirmed by Head of Corporate Communication Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison Steven Saerang in a text message on Friday, September 23, 2022.
Steven explained that the employees who are subjected to the mass layoff come from various positions and claimed that over 95 percent of the affected workers have accepted the offer to be dismissed from the company.
"From the staff up to the senior vice president," Steven explained.
Director & Chief of Human Resources Officer Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison Irsyad Sahroni, explained that the decision was accepted by the majority of the workers and that the legal procedure had been followed.
"The process is in line with existing laws and regulations and has been carried out with careful consideration, objectively and fairly," Sahroni wrote in a statement on Friday, September 23, 2022.
The company assured that compensation packages were offered to employees, in the form of 37 times the average wage with the highest receiving a severance package of 75 times their monthly wage.