Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – Internet rumors about foreign workers in Indonesia's workforce once sparked public outrage after a large number of them reportedly arrived in Indonesia ami
Labour & Migrant Workers
October 8, 2021
October 5, 2021
Jakarta – Newly elected Labour Party General Chairperson Said Iqbal says that the party was established based on the wishes of several labour organisations to begin struggling in parlia
October 2, 2021
Jakarta – A number of organisations and trade unions plan to revive the Labour Party in order to contest the 2024 legislative and presidential elections.
September 13, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – The Ministry of Industry in a statement on Sunday announced that its health protocol monitoring in the industry sector and mass Covid-19 vaccination enrolled for worke
July 19, 2021
Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – Indonesian United Trade Union Federation (FSBPI) General Chairperson Dian Septi Trisnanti says that the Emergency Enforcement of Restrictions on Public
Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – The government started to deliberate a plan to distribute cash aid or wage subsidy to workers.
July 15, 2021
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July 14, 2021
Caesar Akbar, Maudey, Jakarta – The President of the Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions or KSPI, Said Iqbal, responded to the plan of extension of the emergency PPKM for 4-6 weeks
June 26, 2021
Jakarta – The Domestic Workers Protection Bill is yet to be passed. The cultural relationship that allows such imbalances must end.
June 9, 2021
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – The Indonesian Rental Fleet Association (PAS), which is an association supervising online and rental transportation, on Wednesday said that there are
May 12, 2021
Adam Prireza, Jakarta – Survey conducted by the Religious Allowance Reporting Outpost revealed that as many as 1,338 laborers in Jakarta and Semarang Regency will receive their religion
May 11, 2021
Caesar Akbar, Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister of Economics Airlangga Hartarto predicts the wave of arrivals of Indonesian migrant workers in March-May from overseas amount
May 6, 2021
M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Hundreds of factory workers from West Karawang staged a demonstration in KM 31 of Cikarang toll road as they could not enter Bekasi because of the toll ro
April 12, 2021
Muhammad Hendartyo, Jakarta – Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah has officially issued a circular aimed at each and every Indonesian governor which basically asks for the fulfillment of wor
Singapore-based e-commerce platform Shopee is fighting back an accusation that it does not pay its Indonesian couriers a decent wage.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Bisnis, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Monday, February 22 officially ratified the Government Regulation (PP) No.
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
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.