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.
Eligible recipients will receive Rp$1 million for two consecutive months, and will have to be registered with the Workers Social Security Agency.
Finance Minister Sri Mulyani has called for the development of human resources as a priority for Indonesia's continued development.
The Ministry of Manpower is preparing the policy for distribution of the BSU wage subsidy programme for workers in 2021.
High unemployment and low competitive edge are the result of workers' unpreparedness to adapt to changes in the job market and industry, he said.
Minister of trade Muhammad Lutfi said the use of digital technology is vital for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to compete globally.
Confederation of Indonesian Workers Unions (KSPI) president Said Iqbal has called for companies to make mandatory full payment for Eid allowances.
A new survey by the OECD recommends that the country step up its vocational education and adult training, with a focus on digital skills.
To overcome the fallout from the pandemic, Indonesia has urged fellow ASEAN member countries to accelerate digitalisation.
Out of the six leading economies in Southeast Asia, three countries are expected to expand in 2021, while others will struggle to recover.
Manufacturing, the largest contributor to the country's GDP, will play a big role in economic recovery, and government support will be key.
The top 10 countries expected to see the largest real salary increase are from the Asia-Pacific region.
State-owned airline Garuda Indonesia and train operator Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI) are pivoting their businesses to logistics as the pandemic wears on.
With Indonesia falling into its first recession in 22 years, an increasing number of workers are being laid off without pay.
Over 130 CHROs attended CHRO Indonesia, which examines issues such as how HR tech will impact the workplace in 2021.
The pandemic has caused some 2.56 million people to lose their jobs, raising Indonesia’s open unemployment rate to its highest since 2011.
Central Java governor Ganjar Pranowo has announced plans to raise the minimum wage for the province for 2021 by 3.71%.
The Law was passed amidst fierce opposition over its feared impact on the environment and labor rights in Indonesia.
The Indonesian government is also pushing ahead with a proposed new bill that will make the country more investor-friendly.
Critics say that the proposed bill will cut severance benefits and revise rules on outsourcing, while having a negative impact on the environment.
A 3-week bootcamp organised by the Indonesian government aims to help prepare SMEs to go digital, an initiative key to the country's economic recovery.
Consumer sentiment continues to be downbeat as South-East Asia’s largest economy struggles with the financial impact of COVID-19.
Both workers and businesses will benefit from the stimulus programmes introduced by the Indonesian government.
The job creation Bill will make it more attractive for foreign companies to create jobs in the country which has seen record unemployment rate.