With the launch of the Job Loss Guarantee Programme (JKP), the Old Age Insurance Programme (JHT) will revert to protecting elderly workers.
The huge demographic “bonus” and Industrial Revolution 4.0 (4IR) will drive manpower challenges, said Manpower Ministry official.
Indonesia is increasing its investment in the green economy, which is said to be able to generate ten times more jobs than other industries.
The Communication and Informatics Ministry is encouraging regional governments to boost the digital literacy of human resources in their regions.
Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah has said the widespread practice of companies using minimum wage as the effective wage needs to be addressed
Amid a spike in Omicron transmission, the WFH policy needs to be implemented with more flexibility, says the Labour Institute Indonesia.
The patriarchal culture in the country has caused the labour force participation (TPAK) of female workers to lag behind that of male ones.
Qualified human resources (HR) will support the country to gain a competitive edge in the digital economy, said President Joko Widodo.
Women should be given equal employment opportunities in Indonesia, said Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah.
Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah has revealed resolutions to address labour issues, including breakthroughs to restore the national economy.
To quicken the pace of digital transformation in the country, a digital talent development programme will be continued in the new year.
The Indonesian Employers’ Association has said that it was considering a lawsuit to block the governor’s proposition of a larger increase.
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has outlined three main conditions that must be met to bolster the empowerment of Indonesian women.
These workers were more likely to lose their jobs because they dominated sectors that were hard-hit, like hotels and restaurants, wholesale, and retail.
The provincial minimum wage of Jakarta has been raised by 5.1% to IDR4.6 million for 2022, according to Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan.
The Ministry of Manpower is aiming to finish distributing the Wage Subsidy Assistance (BSU) to 1.7 million beneficiaries by the end of 2021.
The government is committed to implementing the Job Loss Insurance (JKP) programme, commencing 2022, said the Manpower Ministry.
The government will have to amend parts of the law within two years, or it would be deemed unconstitutional.
The Manpower Ministry is optimistic of closing the wage gap between male and female workers, and to increase the level of female participation at work.
The government has been urged to strictly monitor the minimum wage implementation and take ‘firm action’ against violators.
The Central Bureau of Statistics has revealed a year-on-year rise in the number of people in the working population in 2021.
The final decision on the increase will be decided by the governor of each province, and based on the data published by Statistics Indonesia.
Health minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin has called for more attention to be paid to the safety of workers in the workplace, particularly their health.
The speaker of the Indonesian House of Representatives says doing so will improve the welfare of workers affected by the pandemic.
Both formal and informal workplaces in the country have been encouraged not to discriminate against women and have inclusive company policies.
The Ministry of Communications and Informatics has launched a programme to step up digitalisation among SMEs.
Stage 1 of the community-based vocational training center (BLK) has been launched to improve the competency of the country's human resources.
Indonesia has officially launched a pilot project model to expand regional-based employment opportunities in five regions across Indonesia.
The government's current priority is to create as many new and quality jobs as possible to build a sustainable economy.
The Industry Ministry is training more women to master the latest technologies to support innovation and increase productivity in the industrial sector.