Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat – News about the 165,000 Indonesian domestic workers in Hong Kong dominates coverage of the relationship between the city and the Southeast Asian nation.
Labour & Migrant Workers
December 8, 2019
December 7, 2019
Kathleen Magramo – An Indonesian domestic helper and citizen journalist deported from Hong Kong for overstaying her visa said on Saturday she was forced to take off her clothes in fron
December 6, 2019
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Gojek vice president of data science Syafri Bahar has called on Indonesians overseas to return to the country, saying there is no better time than today t
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – New skills are crucial to prepare Indonesia's workforce for the rise of the digital economy, as more and more companies roll out training programs to addr
December 3, 2019
Jakarta – The number of blue collar workers seeking employment through job search apps has increased sharply, overtaking white collar applicants, according to the observations of human
November 29, 2019
Ahmad Fikri, Jakarta – West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil admitted that more than 100 industries in his region have moved to other regions because of wage issues.
November 26, 2019
Jakarta – The Indonesian government plans to hand over a revised labour law Bill to Parliament by early January as it seeks to boost employment in South-east Asia's biggest economy, Fi
November 17, 2019
Arya Dipa, Bandung – The Bandung Industrial Relations Court (PHI Bandung) in West Java has found state-owned toll road operator PT Jasa Marga (Persero) and a cooperative affiliated to
November 1, 2019
Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – The minimum wage in Jakarta has been raised to Rp 4.26 million, or $303, per month for 2020, an increase of 8.51 percent from the current minimum wage,
October 30, 2019
Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – Workers from various organizations staged a demonstration before Jakarta City Hall in Central Jakarta today, Oct. 30.
October 24, 2019
Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – The Cengkareng Police in West Jakarta have arrested a man for allegedly abusing a maid working at his house for the past nine years and not paying her a single
October 18, 2019
Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – Manpower Minister Hanif Dhakiri has inked a circular letter for all governors across Indonesia regarding the increase in the minimum wage of provinces (UMP) and
A former journalist with Berita Satu TV won an important case for workers' rights in Indonesia, with his former employee ordered to pay severance and pending salary on October 9.
October 2, 2019
Jakarta (Bloomberg) – Thousands of workers plan to carry out protests against Indonesia's labour, wage and health insurance regulations, which they say are discriminatory, raising fres
September 30, 2019
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo met with Confederation of the All-Indonesian Workers Union (KSPSI) President Andi Gani Nena Wea and Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (K
August 23, 2019
Jakarta – Protesters from the United People's Struggle (KPR) say that the planned revisions to Law Number 13/2003 on Labour will further burden workers in Indonesia because it will int
August 18, 2019
Jakarta – The Jakarta Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) has accused President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's government of being undemocratic after police blocked a protest action by trade unions nea
August 16, 2019
Jakarta – A number of workers planning to hold a protest action were arrested by police in the vicinity of the House of Representatives (DPR) and People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) b
August 14, 2019
Roni Afriyanto, Karawang – Around 3 thousand workers demonstrated in Karawang, West Java, on August 13 against planned revisions to the Law Number 13/2003 on Labour.
August 13, 2019
Jakarta – The United People's Labour Movement (Gebrak) plans to hold a demonstration during the annual session of the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) at the parliamentary complex
August 10, 2019
Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – Journalists and activists lambasted an Indonesian television network, NET TV, after hearing that the station, which offers free-to-air entertainment pro
August 5, 2019
Jakarta – Hundreds of motorbike taxi drivers protested in front of ride hailing service company Gojek's headquarters in South Jakarta on Monday as they demanded the return of the old i
August 2, 2019
Ade Tri – The presidential and legislative elections are over and the noise of the strident sound of the "festival of democracy" is no longer to be heard.
July 30, 2019
Jakarta – Indonesia plans to start paying a monthly allowance for its two million unemployed next year and provide training to teach them new skills.
July 23, 2019
Jakarta (Bisnis) – The National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) Minister Bambang P.S.