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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

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

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

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

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

January 16, 2023

Jakarta Globe - January 16, 2023

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Nickel mining company Gunbuster Nickel Industry will resume operations at its smelter in Central Sulawesi on Tuesday, three days after hundreds of local worke

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

January 14, 2023

Reuters - January 14, 2023

Jakarta – Thousands of workers held rallies in Indonesia's capital Jakarta on Saturday, urging parliament to reject a presidential decree that critics say would erode employees' rights

The Conversation - January 14, 2023

Nabiyla Risfa Izzati – Just weeks ago, Indonesia's government changed its controversial Job Creation Law – better known as the Omnibus Law – into a "Government Regulation in Lieu of Law

January 10, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 10, 2023

Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – The new minimum wage regulation draws ire from both workers and employers, who say that it has created legal uncertainty.

January 9, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 9, 2023

Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah and her officials have shrugged off claims that the government regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) on job creation disadv

January 5, 2023

Tempo - January 5, 2023

Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – The act of a million workers alliance issued a statement in response to the government's regulation in lieu of law or Perppu on job creation.

Jakarta Globe - January 5, 2023

Bandung – The West Java branch of the Indonesian Employers Association, or Apindo, slammed Governor Ridwan Kamil on Thursday for his decision to include the employment period as an extr

Jakarta Post - January 5, 2023

Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman and Yvette Tanamal, Jakarta – Both laborers and businesses have expressed their concerns over government regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) on job creation, with

January 2, 2023

Tempo - January 2, 2023

Ima Dini Shafira, Jakarta – Commission IX House Legislator from the Democrat Party Lucy Kurniasari expressed her concern against government regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) on Job Cre

December 21, 2022

Antara News - December 21, 2022

Anita Permata, Raka Adji, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence against Women (Komnas Perempuan) has called on the House of Representatives (DPR) to ratify the Domestic Workers'

December 19, 2022

Antara News - December 19, 2022

Putu Indah S, Mecca Yumna, Jakarta – In the 2020-2022 period, National Human Rights Commission received a total of 257 complaints related to Indonesian migrant workers.

December 16, 2022

Tempo - December 16, 2022

Joniansyah, Tangerang – The Manpower Ministry together with Soekarno-Hatta Airport Immigration and Airport Police managed to thwart the illegal dispatch of 63 potential female workers t

December 15, 2022

Eurasia Forum - December 15, 2022

Wayne Palmer – In August 2022, there were 104,230 foreign workers in Indonesia.

December 14, 2022

Jakarta Globe - December 14, 2022

Faisal Maliki Baskoro, Thresa Sandra Desfika, Jakarta – The latest round of layoffs has hit the Indonesian startup industry with JD.ID, the local arm of Chinese JD.com, confirmed that a

December 12, 2022

Tempo - December 12, 2022

Muhsin Sabilillah, Jakarta – The Labor Party has threatened massive demonstrations to protest against the Criminal Law Code Draft (RKUHP), said the party president Said Iqbal.

Antara News - December 12, 2022

Dewa W, Kenzu, Jakarta – The Jakarta provincial government has issued Gubernatorial Decree No.

December 10, 2022

Tempo - December 10, 2022

Jakarta – Several business sectors have not been able to avoid the wave of layoffs, especially the digital startup industry.

December 9, 2022

Tempo - December 9, 2022

Defara Dhanya Paramitha, Jakarta – At least 2,000 workers who are members of eleven trade unions along with farmers' unions planned to stage a demonstration at the Jakarta State Palace

December 8, 2022

Jakarta Post - December 8, 2022

Fadli, Batam – Dozens of healthcare workers at a COVID-19 hospital in Galang Island, Riau Islands, staged a protest over unpaid meal allowance at the hospital compound on Wednesday.

December 3, 2022

Tempo - December 3, 2022

Anisa Hafifah L Imaji Lasahido, Jakarta – Hundreds of masses from many workers' organizations will hold a demonstration in front of the Jakarta City Hall starting on Friday, December 2,

December 1, 2022

Tempo - December 1, 2022

Anisa Hafifah, Jakarta – Indonesian Workers Union Association (ASPEK Indonesia) urged Jakarta Acting Governor Heru Budi Hartono to revise the recently-enacted policy on the 2023 provinc

November 30, 2022

Tempo - November 30, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah has lauded the adjustment of the 2023 Provincial Minimum Wage (UMP) and said that the minimum wage regulation issued by her has succeede

Jakarta Post - November 30, 2022

Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – The government has changed the formula to calculate the minimum wage for 2023 to please labor unions supporting the government but disappoint businesspeop

November 29, 2022

Tempo - November 29, 2022

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – At least 10 employers' associations submitted a petition for judicial review of the Manpower Minister's Regulation (Permenaker) No.

November 28, 2022

Jakarta Globe - November 28, 2022

BTV, Jakarta – The Jakarta Manpower Department announced a 5.6 percent rise in the capital city's minimum wage to Rp 4.9 million ($311.6) per month on Monday, the deadline for all provi

November 24, 2022

Jakarta Post - November 24, 2022

Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – A new minimum wage regulation that offers significant pay rises to workers has elicited backlash from employers, who say the salary bump is out of keep

November 22, 2022

Tempo - November 22, 2022

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The Center of Economics and Law Studies (Celios) Director Bhima Yudhistira on Monday suggested the government immediately create new jobs to accommodate te

November 19, 2022

Jakarta Globe - November 19, 2022

Jakarta – The West Java branch of the Indonesian Employers' Association (Apindo) reacted disapprovingly to a newly-issued ministerial decree that allows regional governments to increase

November 18, 2022

Jakarta Globe - November 18, 2022

Jakarta – Tech giant GoTo on Friday announced a plan to lay off 12 percent of employees affecting around 1,300 people in the company's efforts to boost efficiency and reach financial in

Tempo - November 18, 2022

Aliyyu Medyati, Jakarta – A large group of protestors consisting of labor union workers held a demonstration in front of the Jakarta City Hall on Friday, November 18, 2022.

Tempo - November 18, 2022

Anisa Hafifah, Jakarta – The Labor Party asked the Acting Governor of Jakarta Heru Budi Hartono to file a cassation appeal against the Jakarta State Administrative High Court's (PTTUN)

November 11, 2022

Jakarta Post - November 11, 2022

Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – Nearing the end of the year, employers and workers have yet to reach an agreement on the 2023 minimum wage increase as both sides differ on the factors

November 10, 2022

Tempo - November 10, 2022

Anisa Hafifah, Jakarta – A mass of workers from the Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) Jakarta held yet another demonstration in front of the City Hall, Central Jakarta, on

November 8, 2022

Tempo - November 8, 2022

Khory Alfarizi, Riri Rahayu, Jakarta – The Coordinating Minister of Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto claims Indonesia's employment continues to show positive signs of growth which he

Tempo - November 8, 2022

Riri Rahayu, Arrijal Rachman, Imaji Lasahido (Intern), Jakarta – The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) has stated that working conditions in Indonesia have improved.

November 5, 2022

Tempo - November 5, 2022

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The spokesman for Muhammad Jusuf "JK" Kalla, Husain Abdullah, responded to the statement by the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment

November 4, 2022

Tempo - November 4, 2022

Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – The Labor Party and the Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) gathered in front of the Manpower Ministry headquarters on Friday, November 4, 2022

CNN Indonesia - November 4, 2022

Jakarta – Protesting workers from the Labour Party and the Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) plan to hold a national strike in December if the demands at today's demonstra