Jakarta – Six representatives from labour, student and civil society groups which are part of the Labour Movement with the People (Gebrak) held an audience with a Presidential Staff Office (KSP) representative to discuss wages.
Labour & Migrant Workers
Jakarta – Protesting workers, students and civil society groups from the Labour Movement with the People (Gebrak) have begun moving off in the direction the the State Palace in Central Jakarta on Thursday October 28.
Isnaya Helmi, Jakarta – An alliance of worker and student groups held a demonstration near the Presidential Palace on Central Jakarta today, Thursday October 28.
Bandung – Hundreds of workers from the Indonesian Trade Union Congress Alliance Confederation (KASBI) commemorated the anniversary of the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) in front of the Gedung Sate building in the West Java provincial capital of Bandung on Thursday October 14.
Sania Mashabi, Jakarta – Indonesian Trade Union Congress Alliance Confederation (KASBI) Chairperson Nining Elitos says that Law Number 11/2020 on Job Creation has had the totally opposite effect to the government's stated desire to increase prosperity and create job opportunities.
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 parliament and not in the streets as they have been doing up until now.
Jakarta – A number of organisations and trade unions plan to revive the Labour Party in order to contest the 2024 legislative and presidential elections. In a circular which has already been confirmed, at least six trade unions will come together to establish the Labour Party.
Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – Indonesian United Trade Union Federation (FSBPI) General Chairperson Dian Septi Trisnanti says that the Emergency Enforcement of Restrictions on Public Activities (PPKM) are largely not being applied for workers in the textile, garment, footwear and leather manufacturing sectors.
Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – Labour Movement with the People (Gebrak) spokesperson Nining Elitos says that protesters received threats from outside parties prior to the commemoration of May Day 2021 in Jakarta on Saturday May 1.
Medan – A protest action commemorating International Labour Day or May Day in Medan, North Sumatra ended with the Medan metropolitan district police (Polrestabes) arresting 14 protesters from the People's Resistance Alliance for the Destruction of Tyranny on Saturday May 1.