Labour & Migrant Workers

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December 2006

News/Indonesia – December 19, 2006

Rafiqa Qurrata Ayun, Jakarta – Political parties are already starting to make preparations in the lead up to the 2009 general elections. New parties are also emerging.

November 2006

Liputan 6 – November 26, 2006

Jakarta – Protesters from the Preparatory Committee for the National Liberation Party of Unity (KP-Papernas) demonstrated at the offices of the Coordinating Minister for People’s Welfare in Central

September 2006

Media Indonesia – September 10, 2006

Jakarta – On September 10 the Workers Challenge Alliance (ABM) held a demonstration at the State Palace in Jakarta against new forms of colonialism and demanded that the government set a standard n

News/Indonesia – September 10, 2006

Jakarta – The Workers Challenge Alliance (ABM) is threatening to hold a national strike if the government fails to increase the national wage and abolish systems of contract labour and outsourcing.

News/Indonesia – September 10, 2006

Jakarta – Around 500 protesters from the Workers Challenge Alliance (ABM) held a demonstration at the Hotel Indonesia (HI) roundabout it Central Jakarta on September 10 demanding a suitable minimum

June 2006

News/Indonesia – June 16, 2006

Chazizah Gusnita, Jakarta – At lease six non-government organisations (NGOs) have declared their full support for 259 PT Securicor Indonesia employees who’s future’s are now uncertain.

April 2006

Gatra Magazine – April 24, 2006

Dita Indah Sari – The uproar over the planned revisions to the labour law has yet to subside.

Liputan 6 – April 24, 2006

Jakarta – The head of the Jakarta metropolitan police General Firman Gani and the Jakarta military commander Major General Agustadi Sasongko Purnomo have warned workers to be careful during the pro

ABM – April 18, 2006

After holding a meeting with trade union representatives on April 8, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono declared that the Draft Revision to Law Number 13/2003 on Labour that has already been circul

Kompas – April 12, 2006

After triggering a wave of protests, the government’s version of the draft revision of the labour law has been canceled.