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May 17, 2023

Tempo - May 17, 2023

Joniansyah, Jakarta – The Migrant Worker Protection Agency (BP2MI) and Soekarno-Hatta Airport Immigration Office prevented the departure of 10 illegal migrant workers to Saudi Arabia.

May 15, 2023

Tempo - May 15, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The Minister of Manpower Ida Fauziyah said that she would summon the producer of Adidas footwear following reports of the unilateral dismissal of thousands

May 11, 2023

Fulcrum - May 11, 2023

Max Lane – The small but vocal Partai Buruh (PB), a newcomer to Indonesian politics, could disrupt the 2024 elections if its questioning of the status quo succeeds.

May 9, 2023

Arah Juang - May 9, 2023

Dipo Negoro – The Labour Party (Partai Buruh) organised a three day national working meeting (Rakernas) on January 14-17.

May 1, 2023

Tempo - May 1, 2023

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – A number of labor union confederation leaders are set to meet with PDIP politician Ganjar Pranowo – who was recently announced as the Party's future presidentia

Kompas.com - May 1, 2023

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – Confederation of the All-Indonesian Workers Union (KSPSI) President Andi Gani Nena Wea believes that there is no reason for labour organisations to hate Indon

April 17, 2023

Tempo - April 17, 2023

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The Labor Party held yet another demonstration in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) today, April 17.

April 13, 2023

Tempo - April 13, 2023

Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – The Labor Party together with the Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) has pushed PT Agel Langgeng – a subsidiary of instant coffee brand Kapal

April 4, 2023

Jakarta Globe - April 4 2023

BeritaSatu, Tangerang – A major garment factory in the Indonesian town of Tangerang will close down the business and lay off 1,163 workers after its main customer sportswear giant Puma

March 27, 2023

Tempo - March 27, 2023

Tika Ayu, Jakarta – The National Transportation Workers Union (SBTN) deputy Burhanuddin on Sunday stated that members of the union will go on strike in protest against the House of Repr

March 24, 2023

Tempo - March 24, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The Labor Party and the Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) President Said Iqbal confirmed that workers are determined to hold a number of acti

March 20, 2023

Tempo - March 20, 2023

Hanifah Dwijayanti, Jakarta – Trade Unions argued that the Ministry of Manpower Regulation No.

Kompas.com - March 20, 2023

Ade Miranti Karunia, Jakarta – All Indonesia Workers Organisation (OPSI) Secretary General Timboel Siregar says that the recently issued Labour Minister Regulation (Permenaker) Number 5

March 18, 2023

Tribun Batam - March 18, 2023

Jakarta – Workers plan to hold a massive demonstration at the Ministry of Labour (Kemnaker) offices in Jakarta on March 21.

March 13, 2023

Tempo - March 13, 2023

Muhammad Farrel Fauzan, Jakarta – The Labor Party joining forces with a myriad of organizations such as the Federation of Indonesian Metal Worker Unions (FSPMI) will gather at the House

March 11, 2023

Antara News - March 11, 2023

Zubi Mahrofi, Raka Adji, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has voiced its support for the prompt ratification of the domestic workers' protection bill (RUU PPRT) into law.

Kompas.com - March 11, 2023

Fika Nurul Ulya, Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition for the Domestic Worker Protection Law is holding a five day tent action in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building i

March 10, 2023

Tempo - March 10, 2023

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Domestic Workers joined in the Civil Coalition for the Law on Protection of Domestic Workers (UU PPRT) are determined to camp outside the House of Represe

March 7, 2023

Jakarta Globe - March 7, 2023

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The government on Tuesday revealed that millions of Indonesians are unemployed, and many of the jobless are high school or university graduates.

March 2, 2023

Tempo - March 2, 2023

Ade Ridwan Yandwiputra, Jakarta – The Labor Party along with labor unions and organizations from a number of Indonesian regions are planning to conduct a five-day long march that will s

February 22, 2023

The Star - February 22, 2023

Yogyakarta (Asia News Network) – Malaysia and Indonesia will review the cost of hiring domestic Indonesian workers at a more reasonable rate, said Malaysian Minister of Human Resources

February 21, 2023

wired (UK) - February 21, 2023

After daybreak, the village of Labota begins to shudder with the roar of motorbikes.

February 16, 2023

Tempo - February 16, 2023

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The Rising Women's Alliance urges the House of Representatives or DPR, particularly its speaker Puan Maharani, to immediately pass the Bill on Domestic Workers

February 15, 2023

Tempo - February 15, 2023

Muhammad Iqbal, South Tangerang – South Tangerang Mayor Benyamin Davnie said the city administration would send a warning letter to Ichsan Medical Center or IMC Bintaro Hospital, Ciputa

Channel News Asia - February 15, 2023

Saifulbahri Ismail, Jakarta – Indonesian domestic worker Rizki Nur Azkia had been kicked, punched and beaten by her former employers, a couple living in Jakarta.

February 13, 2023

Tempo - February 13, 2023

Jakarta (Antara) – Indonesia's National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) expressed hope that the Bill on Protection of Domestic Workers (PPRT Bill) could immediately be passed in

February 12, 2023

Tempo - February 12, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The domestic workers' protection bill (PPRT bill) seeks to provide legal certainty to several parties, especially domestic workers and employers, according to the Nati

Straits Times - February 12, 2023

Hariz Baharudin, Jakarta – Indonesia's tech players big and small have not been spared from the global trend of layoffs in the sector. Here are some retrenchments in the past year:

February 9, 2023

The Guardian - February 9, 2023

Emily Dugan – A British recruitment agency that brought Indonesian farmworkers to the UK who had debts of thousands of pounds to foreign brokers has lost its licence as a seasonal worke

February 7, 2023

Tempo - February 7, 2023

Ade Ridwan Yandwiputra, Jakarta – Indonesian Investment Minister or Head of the Investment Coordinating Board Bahlil Lahadalia assessed that at present, local workers could not be relie

Vice - February 7, 2023

Rachel Cheung – When 20-year-old Nirwana Selle got a phone call to work as a crane operator in 2021, the Indonesian vocational school graduate was elated.

Tempo - February 7, 2023

Jamal Abdun Nashr, Jakarta – Central Java Manpower and Transmigration Agency has spoken up about indications of violations committed by apparel manufacturing company PT SAI Apparel Indu

February 6, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - February 6, 2023

Jakarta – Nearly empty thoroughfares in Jakarta in the early months of the pandemic were a sight to behold, and the relatively pure air in a city that normally ranks abysmally on pollut

CNN Indonesia - February 6, 2023

Jakarta – Protesters from the Labour Party and the Indonesian Metal Trade Workers Federation (FSPMI) held a rally in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building in Jakarta on M

February 3, 2023

Tempo - February 3, 2023

Muhammad Farrel Fauzan, Jakarta – The Indonesian Labor Party in a statement on Thursday announced a plan to hold massive simultaneous demonstrations at the House of Representatives (DPR

February 1, 2023

CNN Indonesia - February 1, 2023

Jakarta – The National Network for Domestic Worker Advocacy (Jala PRT) is threatening to hold a hunger strike in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) complex in Jakarta if the go

Jakarta Post - February 1, 2023

Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – When President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo demanded that the House of Representatives complete deliberations on the domestic worker protection bill earlier this

The Interpreter - February 1, 2023

Ratih Kabinawa Pamungkas A.

January 31, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - January 31, 2023

Jakarta – Creating legislation that regulates the employment of domestic workers sounds like a novelty, but we have to set a time frame of perhaps 10 years at most before bringing these

Tempo - January 31, 2023

Mirza Bagaskara, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) criticized the police for naming 17 workers as suspects in the deadly clash at a nickel s

January 29, 2023

Jakarta Globe - January 29, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Manpower Ministry has prevented 87 Indonesian workers from being illegally sent to Middle East countries during a recent unannounced inspection at Juanda Internati

January 25, 2023

Tempo - January 25, 2023

Mirza Bagaskara, Jakarta – Deputy head of the manpower division at the Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) central executive board, Indra, assessed that the deadly clash at the nickel smelte

Jakarta Post - January 25, 2023

Yerica Lai, Jakarta – After nearly two decades languishing in the legislature, the domestic worker protection bill has been publicly endorsed by President Jokowi "Jokowi" Widodo, puttin

January 20, 2023

Tempo - January 20, 2023

Ade Ridwan Yandwiputra, Jakarta – Labor Party President Said Iqbal said that the House of Representatives (DPR) Commission III's findings regarding lower wages for Indonesian workers co

January 19, 2023

VOA - January 19, 2023

Peh Hong Lim and Adrianna Zhang, Washington/Taipei, Taiwan – A U.S.-based Chinese labor rights group tells VOA Mandarin that workplace safety and a December accident that killed two wor

January 18, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - January 18, 2023

Jakarta – We call on the government to immediately establish an independent fact-finding team entrusted to thoroughly investigate the root causes of the deadly riot that occurred at the

Tempo - January 18, 2023

M Julnis Firmansyah, Ade Ridwan Y, Jakarta – The chairperson of the National Awakening Party (PKB), Muhaimin Iskandar, known by his nickname Cak Imin, on Tuesday urged the government to

Coconuts Jakarta - January 18, 2023

President Joko Widodo said his administration is keen on passing into law a bill that would finally protect the rights of some of the most exploited and abused people in Indonesia.

Tempo - January 18, 2023

Mirza Bagaskara, Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission or Komnas HAM has conducted an investigation into PT Gunbuster Nickel Industri or PT GNI, with regards to the clash betwe

January 16, 2023

Reuters - January 16, 2023

Jakarta – Two people were killed when workers clashed at a nickel smelting facility operated by a unit of China's Jiangsu Delong Nickel Industry in Central Sulawesi at the weekend, poli