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August 8, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 8, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The government will resume the preemployment card program on Saturday and prioritize people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic after the program had b

August 5, 2020

CNN Indonesia - August 5, 2020

Jakarta – The Labour Movement with the People (Gebrak) Alliance, which is made up of labour, farmer, student and women's organisations, will again take to the streets on August 14-16 d

August 4, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 4, 2020

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – Critics have decried the government's recent decision to lift a ban on the recruitment and placement of Indonesian migrant workers, which was suspende

August 3, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 3, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The House of Representatives may not conclude the deliberation of the omnibus bill on job creation in August as it is still working through problems, including

August 2, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 2, 2020

Jakarta – The Manpower Ministry has announced that it will reopen recruitment and placement of Indonesian migrant workers in a bid to strengthen the country's economy amid the COVID-19

July 31, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 31, 2020

Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – Plan International Indonesia Foundation (Plan Indonesia) has called on the government to improve its multi-stakeholder efforts in combating exploitative practi

July 29, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 29, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – With Indonesia's low worker productivity standing as a barrier to investment, some businesspeople are expecting a proposed wage scheme in the governm

Straits Times - July 29, 2020

Jakarta (Bloomberg) – Indonesia's decision to bring in hundreds of Chinese workers for multi-billion dollar nickel and stainless steel projects amid the coronavirus pandemic has drawn

July 28, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 28, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The management of the preemployment card program is planning to increase the admission intake for future registration batches to make up for the temp

July 27, 2020

Agence France-Presse - July 27, 2020

Batam, Indonesia – Indonesian police have charged four more people in connection with the alleged torturing to death of an Indonesian crew member found in a freezer aboard a Chinese fi

Jakarta Post - July 27, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya and Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has issued a presidential regulation (Perpres) on remuneration for the directors of the preemploymen

July 26, 2020

ABC News - July 26, 2020

Max Walden and Sastra Wijaya – While Malaysia managed to flatten its COVID-19 curve with a strict stay-at-home order, a slowed economy has seen many migrant workers from neighbouring I

July 23, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 23, 2020

Jakarta – The South Sumatra Ombudsman has declared Ogan Ilir Regent Ilyas Panji Alam's dismissal of 109 medical workers from the Ogan Ilir Regional General Hospital (RSUD) a "maladmini

July 21, 2020

Agence France-Presse - July 21, 2020

Jakarta – Police in Indonesia have charged three recruiting agency bosses over the torture death of an Indonesian crew member found in a freezer aboard a Chinese fishing vessel, an off

July 17, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 17, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – After receiving praise for including the domestic workers' protection bill in this year's National Legislation Program (Prolegnas) list, the House of Represent

July 16, 2020

South China Morning Post - July 16, 2020

Amy Chew – Indonesian students on the country's eastern island of Sulawesi have kept up their protests against mainland Chinese workers, demonstrating late into Tuesday night against w

Jakarta Post - July 16, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – Labor groups and activists are planning to take to the streets to protest the omnibus bill on job creation, which is currently under deliberation at the

Jakarta Post - July 16, 2020

Jakarta – Six labor unions have maintained their pledge to join the government in the deliberation of the omnibus bill on job creation, which is expected to be completed in August.

July 15, 2020

Tempo - July 15, 2020

Francisca Christy, Jakarta – As many as 400 Garuda Indonesia employees have accepted the company's offer to take early retirement.

July 13, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 13, 2020

Eisya A. Eloksari, Jakarta – Indonesia will conduct a worker-exchange program with Australia to boost its human resources.

July 10, 2020

International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Statement - July 10, 2020

Kumparan, an online media based in Jakarta sacked almost 100 media workers on the basis of decreases revenue from the Covid-19 outbreak.

July 9, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 9, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The government will temporarily turn its preemployment card program, which included a mix of social assistance and up-skilling for laid off workers affected by

July 8, 2020

Jakarta Globe - July 8, 2020

Carlos Roy Fajarta, Markus Junianto Sihaloho, Jakarta – More than 42,000 Indonesian migrant workers have arrived in Greater Jakarta via Soekarno-Hatta Airport and Tanjung Priok Port as

Jakarta Post - July 8, 2020

Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – Almost 15,000 workers have been laid off because of the COVID-19 pandemic in Tangerang, Banten, Tangerang Regent Ahmed Zaki Iskandar has stated.

July 7, 2020

Tempo - July 7, 2020

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Garuda Indonesia (IDX: GIAA) CEO Irfan Setiaputra reported that at least 300 employees have taken early retirement as of today, July 7.