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October 12, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 12, 2020

Jakarta – Spending the past seven months mostly at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some people with the ability to find financial opportunities have turned the unlikely situation

October 10, 2020

Vietnam Plus - October 10, 2020

Jakarta (VNA) – A recent survey conducted by Jobstreet Indonesia showed that 35 percent of workers in the country had been laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while 19 percent had be

October 9, 2020

World Socialist Website - October 9, 2020

Ben McGrath – Workers and young people are protesting this week across Indonesia against a bill rushed through parliament on October 5 that deepens the government's attack on working co

October 8, 2020

Jakarta Globe - October 8, 2020

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The government has clarified several issues regarding the controversial Job Creation Law, saying that workers' rights remain protected.

Tempo - October 8, 2020

Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – The Indonesian Worker Union Confederation (KSPI) President Said Iqbal confirmed that his side along with 32 other labor union federations and confederations woul

October 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 7, 2020

Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – Global union federations have urged President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to repeal the recently passed omnibus law on job creation, which they say undermines labor

October 6, 2020

Tempo - October 6, 2020

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The National Police and the Indonesian Military (TNI) conducted patrols over meeting points of people planning to depart to Jakarta to protest against the

Jakarta Post - October 6, 2020

Jakarta – Labor unions and civil society organizations across the archipelago have staged nationwide protests and strikes to oppose the newly passed Job Creation Law, demanding the Hous

October 5, 2020

Tempo - October 5, 2020

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Jakarta Metro Jaya Police stated that they would not issue a permit for a series of demonstrations planned by workers against the Job Creation bill before

Jakarta Post - October 5, 2020

Jakarta – Police in Greater Jakarta have reportedly thwarted an attempt by workers to conduct a rally in front of the House of Representatives complex in Senayan, Jakarta, to protest th

October 4, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 4, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – Labor unions and civil rights groups are set to hold large-scale protests from Oct.

October 2, 2020

The Interpreter - October 2, 2020

Joao da Cruz Cardoso – A crowd of young Timorese standing in front of the Portuguese Embassy in Dili has become a familiar sight in recent years.

September 30, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 30, 2020

Jakarta – The National Federation of Trade Unions (KSPN) says it has instructed its members to not take part in a national strike set to be held from Oct.

Jakarta Post - September 30, 2020

Nina Loasana, Jakarta – A recent study by the SMERU Research Institute, in cooperation with the Australia-Indonesia Partnership for Gender Equality And Women's Empowerment (MAMPU), reve

September 28, 2020

Tempo - September 28, 2020

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Dozens of labor unions and confederations in Monday's press release declared that they have agreed to conduct a nationwide strike to reject the government's p

Straits Times - September 28, 2020

Jakarta (Reuters) – Indonesian trade unions threatened on Monday (Sept 28) to stage a national strike next month after a committee in Parliament agreed to move ahead with proposed labou

September 27, 2020

Kompas.com - September 27, 2020

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – Labour groups have criticised the House of Representatives (DPR) for holding a meeting to discuss labour related articles in the Draft Omnibus Law on Jo

South China Morning Post - September 27, 2020

Raquel Carvalho – Indonesian migrant workers will no longer be required to pay their own placement and training fees under new regulations being introduced by Jakarta in a move that has

September 25, 2020

Associated Press - September 25, 2020

An invisible workforce of millions of workers from some of Asia's poorest countries toil in the palm oil industry, many of them enduring various forms of exploitation, including child l

September 24, 2020

Tempo - September 24, 2020

Ghoida Rahmah, Jakarta – The Center of Reform on Economics (CORE) Executive Director Mohammad Faisal explained that the ongoing downturn of business performance and economy potentially

September 16, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 16, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The preemployment card program's management team is putting on hold a plan to conduct in-person training to ensure the safety of recipients and instru

September 14, 2020

Coconuts Bali - September 14, 2020

More than 73,000 people have been furloughed during the COVID-19 crisis in Bali, with another 2,500 having lost their jobs, as the fallout of the coronavirus outbreak continues to take

September 12, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 12, 2020

Jakarta – The Agency for the Protection of Indonesian Migrant Workers (BP2MI) has thwarted an illegal dispatch of potential Indonesian migrant workers to Cambodia.

September 11, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 11, 2020

Jakarta – The Agency for the Protection of Indonesian Migrant Workers (BP2MI) has repatriated 52 workers who were stranded without pay in Saudi Arabia, an official said on Thursday.

September 8, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 8, 2020

Jakarta – Thirteen nurses working at the West Sulawesi Regional General Hospital (RSUD) in Mamuju regency have said they were abruptly dismissed from their jobs and are still owed back