Labour & Migrant Workers

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December 2008

Kompas – December 11, 2008

Oleh Ahmad Arif – The global financial crisis, which began far away in the United States, appears to have also become a bugbear for workers in Indonesia.

Kompas – December 11, 2008

Jakarta – The number of workers that have already been dismissed appears to be extraordinarily large. At least, this is the version being given by employers.

November 2008

Kompas – November 21, 2008

Jakarta – The threat of a wave of dismissals as a consequence of the global crisis is beginning to be concretely felt by the manufacturing sector.

Kompas – November 9, 2008

Jakarta – Believing that the government has failed to side with them, workers have started campaigning for people not to vote in the 2009 legislative and presidential elections.

News/Indonesia – November 6, 2008

Henni Marlina, Jakarta – Hundreds of demonstrators from the Workers Challenge Alliance (ABM) held a demonstration against a joint decree (SKB) signed by four ministers on wages.

August 2008

Kompas – August 28, 2008

Hadi Santoso, Jakarta – The retreat of key cadres to other parties has left the Labour Party overwhelmed in its attempts to compose a list of legislative candidates.

July 2008

Koran Kaltim – July 24, 2008

Samarinda – The struggle by workers to seek revisions to the provincial minimum wage (UMP) recommenced yesterday, Wednesday July 23.

Koran Kaltim – July 14, 2008

Samarinda – Hundreds of workers from the East Kalimantan National Liberation Front (FPN) in the provincial city of Samarinda plan to take to the streets again to day, Monday July 14, to demand that

June 2008

Metro TV News – June 1, 2008

Jakarta – Around 200 workers demonstrated in front of the Jakarta World Bank offices on Sunday May 1.

May 2008

News/Indonesia – May 29, 2008

Didi Syafirdi, Jakarta – Beep...! Beep....! The sound of vehicles beeping at each other reverberated along Jl. Medan Merdeka Barat in Central Jakarta.