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April 8, 2021

Tempo - April 8, 2021

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto in Wednesday's press conference strongly urged businesses to pay the Eid allowances, or

April 5, 2021

Tempo - April 5, 2021

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Ahead of this year's Ramadan, the Confederation of Indonesian Workers' Unions (KSPI) president, Said Iqbal, on Monday officially asked companies to n

Tempo - April 5, 2021

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Confederation of Indonesian Workers' Unions (KSPI) president Said Iqbal in a virtual press conference on Monday said there were 54 companies in the p

March 16, 2021

Straits Times - March 16, 2021

Arlina Arshad, Singapore – A new policy that exempts Indonesian migrant workers in 10 job sectors from hefty placement fees which keep them in debt for months, and which was supposed to

March 15, 2021

Channel News Asia - March 15, 2021

Kiki Siregar, Singapore – Indonesia has postponed the implementation of a new policy that could make it more expensive for employers here to hire its citizens as foreign domestic worker

March 12, 2021

Sindo news - March 12, 2021

Helmi Syarif, Jakarta – The Metro Jaya regional police have summoned Indonesian Trade Union Congress Alliance (KASBI) General Chairperson Nining Elitos over alleged incitement and viola

March 11, 2021

Eurasia Review - March 11, 2021

Teri Caraway – Indonesia's Omnibus Law for Job Creation came into law in November 2020, amending more than 70 different pieces of legislation.

February 22, 2021

Tempo - February 22, 2021

Bisnis, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Monday, February 22 officially ratified the Government Regulation (PP) No.

Tempo - February 22, 2021

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has readjusted the regulation regarding overtime overseen under one of the Job Creation Law's derivatives seen in the Government Regulat

February 18, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - February 18, 2021

Police in Probolinggo, East Java are investigating the alleged abuse of a domestic worker, who escaped alleged horrible live-in conditions with her employers recently.

January 22, 2021

Nikkei Asia - January 22, 2021

Antonia Timmerman, Jakarta – Bayu Edmiralda left the congestion of Jakarta seven months ago for the tropical delights of Bali, where he spends his day in a coworking space near his rent

January 18, 2021

Tempo - January 18, 2021

Muhammad Hendartyo, Jakarta – The Indonesian Worker Union Confederation (KSPI) president Said Iqbal on Monday assured that union members will hold a protest in front of the Constitution

December 28, 2020

December 27, 2020

Tempo - December 27, 2020

Antara, Jakarta – Law No. 11 of 2020 on job creation will guarantee that laid-off workers receive their severance pay, according to the Center of Reform on Economic (CORE).

Straits Times - December 27, 2020

Arlina Arshad, Singapore – When Indonesian Elen Retno Bunga Anggraeny moved to Singapore in 2017 to become a domestic helper, she had to work for six months without salary to pay off $3

December 17, 2020

Mongabay - December 17, 2020

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – A coalition of NGOs has documented rampant labor abuses in five oil palm plantations in Indonesia, the world's biggest producer and exporter of the commodi

December 16, 2020

Reuters - December 16, 2020

Fathin Ungku, Bernadette Christina, Singapore/Jakarta – Violent protests by hundreds of workers at one of Indonesia's biggest nickel smelters on Sulawesi island operated by PT Virtue Dr

December 15, 2020

Tempo - December 15, 2020

Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The Indonesian Workers Union Confederation (KSPI) said international labor organizations supported its struggle against Law No.

December 4, 2020

Tempo - December 4, 2020

Antara, Jakarta – The All-Indonesia Workers Union Confederation (KSPSI) and Indika Foundation are channelling 5000 sacks of rice weighing five kilograms each to workers who have been la

November 17, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 17, 2020

Jakarta – Malaysian authorities along with officials from the Indonesian Consulate General in Kuching, Sarawak, rescued eight Indonesian migrant workers who were held captive by their r

November 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 14, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Journalists have called on fellow reporters and media workers to band together and form unions to stand up for their rights and welfare, especially during the C

November 11, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 11, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – The first two of weeks of working remotely was professional bliss for Yesiska Putri, a 24-year-old project supervisor at a digital technology firm in Jakar

November 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 7, 2020

Jakarta – The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted established workplace cultures, with many companies requiring their employees to work from home via various digital platforms to comply wit

November 5, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 5, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's open unemployment rate has surged to its highest level since 2011, with the pandemic causing some 2.67 million people to lose their jobs, Stati

November 4, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 4, 2020

Riska Rahman, Jakarta – The Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo) has defended a government circular instructing regions to leave their minimum wages unchanged in 2021, arguing that